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Module 8 Honors Assignment Genetic Discoveries Timeline Anuragh Sriram
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Charles Darwin Published the book, On the Origin of Species, while still proposing evolution of species.
Botanist Gregor Mendel published the results of his studies on transferring heredity traits using pea plants. Law of Segregation and Independent Assortement gets created.
Mitosis First Observed
The word "gene" first coined
Chromosome Theory of Heredity Published and Meiosis further researched
Watson and Crick discover the Double Helix Structure of DNA.
Discovery made that Humans have 46 chromosomes in each cell except gametes.
Discovery made that mRNA Ferries information during Protein Synthesis
Genetic Code Cracked!!
The First Animal Gene was Cloned!
The First Genetic Engeneering Company, Genetech, was founded!
The Human Genome Project was Launched!
Researchers Identify Gene Linked to Bipolar Disorder
The First National DNA Day is celebrated in the United States!
The FDA Approves Genetics-based Drug to Treat Leukemia
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