Robert Koch

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Robert Koch
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Born Robert Heinrich Herman Koch
11 December 1843(1843-12-11)
Clausthal, Kinrick o Hanover
Died 27 Mey 1910(1910-05-27) (aged 66)
Baden-Baden, Grand Duchy o Baden
Naitionality German
Alma mater Varsity o Göttingen
Kent for Discovery bacteriology
Koch's postulates o germ theory
Isolation o anthrax, tuberculosis an cholera
Scientific career
Fields Microbiology
Institutions Imperial Health Office, Berlin, Varsity o Berlin
Doctoral advisor Georg Meissner[2]
Other academic advisors Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle
Karl Ewald Hasse
Rudolf Virchow
Influenced Friedrich Loeffler
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Robert Heinrich Herman Koch (/ˈkɔːx/;[4] German: [ˈkɔχ]; 11 December 1843 – 27 Mey 1910) wis a celebratit German pheesician an pioneerin microbiologist. The foonder o modren bacteriology, he is kent for his role in identifyin the speceefic causative agents o tuberculosis, cholera, an anthrax an for givin experimental support for the concept o infectious disease.[5]

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  1. "Fellows of the Royal Society". London: Royal Society. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2015-03-16. 
  2. ID Tree profile Robert Koch
  3. Thomas D. Brock (1988). Robert Koch: A Life in Medicine and Bacteriology. ASM Press. p. 296. ISBN 9781555811433. He loved seeing new things, but showed no interest in politics. Religion never entered his life. 
  4. "Koch". Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.
  5. "Robert Koch." World of Microbiology and Immunology. Ed. Brenda Wilmoth Lerner and K. Lee Lerner. Detroit: Gale, 2006. Biography In Context. Web. 14 Apr. 2013.