Stamen Grigorov was a famous Bulgarian doctor and microbiologist who made significant contributions to the study of bacteria. He discovered the bacterium Lactobacillus bulgaricus, which is used to make yogurt.
Stamen Grigorov was born in the village of Studen Izvor, Tran, Pernik region of Bulgaria. He earned a high school diploma in natural sciences in Montpellier. medical sciences in France and Geneva Switzerland
Who is Stamen Grigorov?
In 1905, Grigorov discovered he was best known while working as a microbiologist for Professor Léon Massol in the biological laboratory of the University of Geneva.
He later named this species Lactobacillus bulgaricus to recognize its role in traditional medicine.
In 1950, the Bulgarian state yoghurt production enterprise patented and promoted the inclusion of certain bacteria for its production. The “Official Bulgarian Yogurt” production line is still exported to yoghurt producers in some countries.
The life story of Stamen Grigorov
In addition to the discovery of the bacterium Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Grigorov, together with Albert Calmette, developed a cure for tuberculosis in 1906.
Thanks to his scientific work, in vitro and in vivo in vivo and on experimental animals and later on patients.
Doodle Day Ercik Grigorov
On the day Grigorov died on October 27, 1945, when he turned 67, a glacier on Brabant Island in the Palmer Islands was named after him.
After this event, on October 27, 2020, Stamen was accepted by Google as the doodle of the company.