Koch´s discoveries have had an enormous impact on medicine and biology, especially in the areas of hygiene and infectious disease. Without this work, Behring´s discoveries would not have been possible.
Evaluation was made jointly by Carl Sundberg and Ernst Almquist, and included R. Ross and B. Grassi as well as R. Koch.
University: Originally the "Königlich Preußisches Institut für Infektionskrankheiten" or "Institut für Infektions-Krankheiten",
the name was in 1912 changed to "Das Robert Koch-Institut".