Stanley Falkow, PhD, (24 January, 1934 – 5 May, 2018) was an American microbiologist and a professor of microbiology and immunology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He was known for his study of how infectious microbes and host cells interact to cause disease at the molecular level. He created molecular Koch's postulates, which have guided the study of the microbial determinants of infectious diseases since the late 1980s.
Falkow in 2009
|Born||24 January, 1934|
|Died||5 May, 2018 (aged 84)|
|Alma mater||University of Maine|
|Occupation||Microbiologist and professor|
- National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Stanley Falkow, Ph.D. Archived 2007-07-03 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on July 4, 2007
- The Double Helix NFID to Honor Dr. Falkow Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on July 4, 2007
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- Kolata, Gina (May 10, 2018). "Stanley Falkow, Who Saw How Bacteria Cause Disease, Dies at 84". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2018-05-11. Retrieved May 11, 2018.