Presentation on theme: "History of Microbiology. Major contributions to the development of microbiology was the invention of the microscope by Anton von Leuwenhoek and the implementation."— Presentation transcript:
History of Microbiology
Major contributions to the development of microbiology was the invention of the microscope by Anton von Leuwenhoek and the implementation of the scientific method.
History of Microbiology Contrasting theories about the origins of microbes led to experiments which greatly impacted the methodologies of microbiology –Spontaneous generation vs. germ theory –Contributions of Louis Pasteur –Robert Koch’s postulates
History of Microbiology Major twentieth-century contributions –Antibiotics –Vaccines –Technology (electron microscope)
History of Microbiology Institution Contributions –Pasteur Institute –CDC-Center for Disease Control –NIH-National Institute of Health –WHO-World Health Organization
History of Microbiology Technological advances have resulted in the development of studies in –Agricultural microbiology –Aquatic microbiology –Industrial microbiology –Medical microbiology –Space microbiology –Environmental microbiology