Venter Completes DNA Sequencing

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

Invention of DNA Chain Polymerization

American researcher Kary B. Mullis, a staff chemist for the Cetus Corporation in Emeryville, CA, USA invented DNA chain polymerization in 1983. Continue reading

Hydra Display Regenerative Powers

Swiss naturalist Abraham Trembley proved organism regeneration by observing freshwater hydra, Chlorohydra viridissima, in the 18th century. Continue reading

Paul Berg Developed DNA Gene Splicing

Paul Berg, molecular biologist performed the first DNA gene splicing at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA in 1973. Continue reading

Polly The Sheep is Born

Polly, the human genetically engineered Poll Dorset sheep was born in July 1998 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