Founders of Modern Science

A site created and hosted by David V. Cohn, Ph.D.,Professor of Biochemistry, University of Louisville



Controversy with Koch on Anthrax:
   Pasteur's Reply

Institut Pasteur
Rumford Medal 
Rabies Treatment

Controversy with Pasteur on Anthrax: 
   Koch's Critque

Lister Institute

"An Inquiry..."
Jenner Museum

Notes & Definitions:


Site Map:


This site commemorates the contributions made to modern science and medicine  by brilliant scientists of the past.  During construction of the site, we will focus on but four such persons: Edward Jenner, Louis Pasteur, Joseph Lord Lister and Robert Koch.  We intend to provide critical reviews of their work and present them in human terms.  In this way we hope that young laboratory scientists well provided with the latest knowledge of recombinant DNA technology, the decoding of the human genome, gene therapy and protein function will recognize the debt they owe to their predecessors -- without whose contributions their own knowledge would be scant indeed!
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[Keywords for this site: Jenner, Koch, Lister, Pasteur;  anthrax, bacteriology, biochemistry, charbon, chemistry, cowpox, crystallography, fermentation, flacherie, infection, inoculation, microbiology, pasteurization, physiology, rabies, rage, silkworm disease,  smallpox, spontaneous generation, stereochemistry, vaccination, wine;  History of medicine and science]


Pasteur in his Laboratory.
Painting by Paul Edelfelt, Pasteur Institute, Paris

Jenner Vaccinating a Young Boy.
Bronze by Guilio Monteverde.  (Courtesy of The Wellcome Library)

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Louis Pasteur Robert Koch Edward Jenner Joseph Lister Notes & Definitions References Site Map

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