He uses pea plants to study how traits are passed on. His discovery begins the science of genetics.
First scientist to isolate nucleic acid
Levine found that DNA contained adenine, gunning, thymine, cytosine, deoxyribose, and a phosphate group.
Thomas Hunt Morgan demonstrates that genes are arranged in linear fashion on the chromosomes of the fruit fly.
Discovery of pneumococcal transformation
Avery-MacLeod-McCarty experiment, discovering that DNA transmits through heredity.
Demonstrates DNA helix along with Franklin.
Franklin records a critical X - ray diffraction pattern, demonstrating that DNA is in the form of a helix.
Co-authored a discovery of DNA as being a double helix structure.
Discovered DNA has a double helix structure.