Online Education Kit: Timeline: From Darwin and Mendel to the Human Genome Project

National Human Genome Research Institute

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Timeline: From Darwin and Mendel to the Human Genome Project

Navigate through this timeline of milestones in genetics, with more than 90 key events and discoveries. Read short, illustrated stories or find archival images and original scientific publications.

1800's
Charles Darwin
1900's
Peas
1940's
1 Gene for 1 Enzyme
1950's
DNA entering bacterium
1960's
Messenger RNA
1970's
Recombinant DNA molecules
1980's
Laboratory mouse
1990-1994
Chromosomes inside a nucleus
1995-1996
Figures of people with chromosomes
1997-1999
Computer and keyboard
2000-2001
President Bill Clinton with Francis Collins
2002-2003
A mouse's tail that transforms into a strand of DNA
 

 

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Last Updated: March 5, 2016