Online Education Kit: 1980's

National Human Genome Research Institute

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


Laboratory mouse

1981-82: First Transgenic Mice and Fruit Flies
1982: GenBank Database Formed
1983: First Disease Gene Mapped
1983: PCR Invented
1986: First Time Gene Positionally Cloned
1987: First Human Genetic Map
1987: YACs Developed
1989: Microsatellites, New Genetic Markers
1989: Sequence-tagged Sites, Another Marker

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