Micro Pioneers

Louis Pasteur
Developed vaccines to prevent chicken cholera, anthrax, skin disease, and rabies.
Robert Koch
Developed the use of gelatin on glass plates as a means for culturing bacteria colonies for experiments. Developed methods of staining, fixing, and photographing bacteria.
Paul Ehrlich
Developed an effective cure for syphilis.
Margaret Pittman
Identified the cause of whooping cough which resulted in the development of an improved vaccine.
Frederick Griffith
Discovered transformation in bacteria which paved the way for molecular genetics.
Joseph Lister
Used the antiseptic properties of Phenol to disinfect and sterilize wounds and surgical instruments.