Online Education Kit: 1900's

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services



1900: Rediscovery of Mendel's work
1902: Orderly Inheritance of Disease Observed
1902: Chromosome Theory of Heredity
1909: The Word Gene Coined
1911: Fruit Flies Illuminate the Chromosome Theory

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