Last updated: May 09, 2013
1996: Human Gene Map Created
Scientists created a map showing the locations of ESTs (expressed sequence tags) representing fragments of more than 16,000 genes from throughout the genome.
Schuler, G.D., Boguski, M.S., Stewart, E.A., Stein, L.D., Gyapay, G., Rice, K., White, R.E. A gene map of the human genome. Science, 274: 540-6. 1996. [PubMed]