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

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