Google honors the bacteriologist Hans Christian Gram boxes with a Doodle

Google honors the bacteriologist Hans Christian Gram boxes with a Doodle

Hans Christian Gram today would his 166. Birthday parties. He made arrangements with his invention for a large medical progress in inflammation of the lungs. He developed the staining method of bacteria.

Gram was on 13. September 1853 born in Copenhagen. There he studied botany and later medicine. After his studies he went to Berlin and worked in the City hospital. Together with his boss Carl Friedländer he was looking for a method to detect lung inflammation with bacteria.

Hans Christian Gram developed the Gram stain

At that time, bacteria were under the microscope is poorly visible. He developed a Färbmethode, which helped to identify the causative agents for lung inflammation. This method was baptized Gram-staining.

Source: “Google”

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