Craig Venter at the Institute for Genomic Research in Gaithersburg, MD, USA created a complete DNA sequencing of a free-living organism in May 1997. Continue reading
American researcher Kary B. Mullis, a staff chemist for the Cetus Corporation in Emeryville, CA, USA invented DNA chain polymerization in 1983. Continue reading
Swiss naturalist Abraham Trembley proved organism regeneration by observing freshwater hydra, Chlorohydra viridissima, in the 18th century. Continue reading
Paul Berg, molecular biologist performed the first DNA gene splicing at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA in 1973. Continue reading
Polly, the human genetically engineered Poll Dorset sheep was born in July 1998 Continue reading
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
Co-Founder of Center for the Study of Human Polymorphisms, now called Fondation Jean Dausset-CEPH.
Published in October 1992 in the journals Nature and Science, were the Human chromosome gene-linkage maps. Continue reading