First treatise on biophysics

Adolf Fick, a German physicist, published a treatise on biophysics entitled Die medizinische Physik (Medical Physics), its contents detailed the discussion of the fundamental laws governing diffusion and osmosis in living tissues. Continue reading

The first observation of chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell

The German anatomist Wilhelm von Waldeyer-Hartz, who also named them, made an observation of chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell in 1888. Continue reading

Daniel Cohen

Co-Founder of Center for the Study of Human Polymorphisms, now called Fondation Jean Dausset-CEPH.
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The Human chromosome mapped

Published in October 1992 in the journals Nature and Science, were the Human chromosome gene-linkage maps. Continue reading

First observation of a cell nucleus

The Scottish botanist Robert Brown made an observation of a cell nucleus in 1831, he noted the central body in the cells of the orchids of genuses Orchidaceae and Asclepiadaceae. He even called this structure the “nucleus” of the cell. Continue reading

Map of the human genome

The Rudimentary detail by researchers under Daniel Cohen in 1993 at the centre for the Study of Human Polymorphism in Paris, France, prepared the map of the human genome. Continue reading

DNA: Deoxyribonucleic Acid Discovered by a Canadian

In 1944, at the Rockefeller Institute, New York City, NY, USA, a Canadian born Bacteriologist by the name of Oswald Theodore Avery discovered evidence that DNA was in fact genetic material. Continue reading