Scientists Timeline

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Gregor Mendel: Laws of Inheritance

1865

Thomas Hunt Morgan: Genes are Located on Chromosomes

1910

George Beadle and Edward Tatum: Genes Control Biochemical Events

1935

Barbara McClintock: Transposons

1942

Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase: DNA Carries Genetic Information

1952

Werner Arber, Daniel Nathans, and Hamilton O. Smith: Restriction Enzymes

1960 - 1970

Marshall Nirenberg and Johann Matthaei: The Genetic Code

1961

Sydney Brenner, Francis Crick, Francois Jacob, and Jacques Monod: Messenger RNA

1961

Francis Crick, James Watson, Maurice Wilkins,Rosalind Franklin: The Double Helix

1962

RNA Alternative Splicing

1977

Alec Jeffreys: Mini Satellite DNA

1985

Andrew Fire and Craig Mello: RNA Interference

1998