Kathleen Mary Drew-Baker

Nov 6, 1901 - Sep 14, 1957

Kathleen Mary Drew-Baker was a British phycologist, known for her research on the edible seaweed Porphyra laciniata, which led to a breakthrough for commercial cultivation.
Kathleen Drew-Baker's scientific legacy is revered in Japan, where she has been named Mother of the Sea. Her work is celebrated each year on 14 April. A monument to her was erected in 1963 at the Sumiyoshi shrine in Uto, Kumamoto, Japan.
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