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Biography of Iwo Lominski

Iwo Robert Waclaw Lominski (c 1905-1968) was the University's Professor of Microbiology from 1966 until his death. He was awarded a DSc in 1963.

Born in Poland, Lominski was a graduate of the University of Kraków (MD, 1931) and worked at the Pasteur Institute in Paris before serving in the Polish Army in France during the Second World War. He came to Glasgow in 1941.

Lominski was a Carnegie Teaching Fellow from 1943 to 1945 and Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant to the Western Infirmary from 1948 until 1963, when he became Reader in the Department of Bacteriology and Immunology at Glasgow Western Infirmary. The Dr Iwo Lominski Bursary was established in his memory in 1997.


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Archival Materials

  • College Courant , Vol 21, No 42, Whitsun 1969, p48
  • College Courant, Vol XVIII, No 37, Martinmas 1966, p78
  • DC183/11/90 General Council Register 1965
  • R1/6/1 Doctors of Science from 1890 Graduation Album
  • R8/5/61/5: Matriculation Slips 1940-1941 I-L


Iwo Lominski
Born 14 August 1905.
Died 19 October 1968.
GU Degree: DSc, 1963;
University Link: Alumnus, Lecturer, Professor
Occupation categories: bacteriologists
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English snippet: The University's first Professor of Microbiology
Record last updated: 3rd Oct 2012

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Poland Poland, Kraków, Kraków
Place of Birth

France France, Paris

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  • Alumnus
  • Lecturer
  • Professor

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