The Historical Roots of Microbiology (Robert Koch (Koch’s postulates (4/…
The Historical Roots of Microbiology
The first description of microorganisms
Antoni van Leeuwenhoek
The first to describe bacteria.
Founded the field of bacterial classification and bacteriology .
Discovered bacterial endospores
Discovered that alcoholic fermentation
Disproved theory of spontaneous generation
Developed vaccines for anthrax, fowl cholera and rabies
Awarded Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine
Demonstrated the link between microbes and infectious diseases
2/ grown in pure culture
1/ Isolation of microorganism for all case
Developed techniques (solid media) for obtaining pure cultures of microbes