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Isolated gene for GFP
Coined the term phagocyte
Developed unglazed porcelain bacteria filter
Discovered antibodies that neutralized diphtheria toxin
Carried typhoid bacillus in stool and had to be quarantined
Beings can arise from putrid water
Performed the fly/flask experiment
Suggested washing hands with chlorine water to reduce infection of pregnant women with puerperal fever
Attempted to grow pure cultures but initially couldn't find functional host substance
Published Micrographia
Received first experimental rabies vaccine
Won first nobel prize in medicine
Invented smallpox vaccine
Studied silkworm disease
Discovered yellow fever (first human virus)
Proposed germ theory of contagions
Discovered Bacillus anthracis as the cause of anthrax
First to perform surgery over a mist of disinfectant
Discovered tobacco-mosaic virus (first virus)
Collaborated and taught Jenner
Developed rabies, foul cholera, and anthrax vaccines
Father of germ theory of disease
Swan-necked flask experiment
Won Nobel Prize for work on GFP
Won Nobel Prize for discovery of first recombinant DNA molecules
Won Nobel Prize for development of PCR
Used sterilized instruments to decrease instances of sepsis
First to observe bacteria under a microscope
Coined the term 'Syphilis'
Won Nobel Prize for discovery of relationship between Helicobacter and ulcers
Coined the term chemotherapy
Invented Gram stain
Won a nobel prize for discovery of phagocytes
Discovered hoof and mouth disease (first known animal virus)
First proposed use of agar to solidify beef broth
Invented some medications for syphilus
Found that milkmaids exposed to cowpox were immune to smallpox
Discovered bacteriophages
Invented Petri Dishes
Won Nobel Prize for discovery of DNA structure
Used two strains of differing autoxies to find that species can exchange genetic material that is needed for growth
Won Nobel Prize for discovery of gene regulation
Used U-tube to demonstrate that physical contact between bacterial cells is needed for genetic recombination to take place
Won Nobel Prize for discovery of therapeutic use of penicillin
Mice can arise from rags and wheat

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