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Franklin William Stahl (1929– )

By: Victoria Hernandez | Published: Jul 20, 2017

Franklin William Stahl studied DNA replication, bacteriophages, and genetic recombination in the US during the mid-twentieth and early twenty-first…

DNA SequenceNucleotide sequenceDNA ReplicationDNA--SynthesisDNA replication--Regulation

Sheldon Clark Reed (1910-2003)

By: Cassidy Possehl | Published: Jun 10, 2017

Sheldon Clark Reed helped establish the profession of genetic counseling in the US during the twentieth century. In 1947 Reed coined the term genetic…

Genetic CounselingCystic FibrosisDrosophilaGeneticsHmong Americans

Simon Edward Fisher (1970-)

By: Kat Fowler | Published: Apr 27, 2017

Simon Edward Fisher studied the genes that control speech and language in England and the Netherlands in the late twentieth and early twenty-first…

GeneticsWellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics (Oxford, England)Language AcquisitionTranscription factorsForkhead Transcription Factors

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (1890- )

By: Rachel Gur-Arie | Published: Jun 21, 2014

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is a non-profit research institution that specializes in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, quantitative…

OrganizationWatson, James D., 1928-EugenicsBacteriophagesBrenner, Sydney

Genetics and IVF Institute, GIVF

By: Alysse Blight | Published: Feb 19, 2019

In 1984, human genetics and reproduction researcher and physician Joseph D. Schulman founded the Genetics and IVF Institute, an international…

OrganizationFertilization in VitroInfertility, FemaleFertilization in vitro, HumanFertilization in vitro, Human--Law and legislation

Boris Ephrussi (1901-1979)

By: Divyash Chhetri | Published: Sep 15, 2014

Boris Ephrussi studied fruit flies, yeast, and mouse genetics and development while working in France and the US during the twentieth century. In…

Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.MutationTissue cultureDrosophilaTissue Transplantation

Mary-Claire King (1946– )

By: Meilin Zhu | Published: Aug 23, 2017

Mary-Claire King studied genetics in the US in the twenty-first century. King identified two genes associated with the occurrence of breast cancer,…

GeneticsBreast--Cancer--SusceptibilityBreast--Cancer--Prognosis--Statistical methods--CongressesBreast--Cancer--ResearchDNA fingerprinting

Jérôme Lejeune (1926−1994)

By: Maeen Arslan, Grace Fitzgerald | Published: Aug 19, 2021

Jérôme Lejeune was a French physician and researcher who studied genetics and developmental disorders. According to the Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, in…

Down syndromeMongolismKaryotypeGenetic ScreeningGenetic Concepts

Max Ludwig Henning Delbruck (1906–1981)

By: Victoria Hernandez | Published: Sep 20, 2017

Max Ludwig Henning Delbrick applied his knowledge of theoretical physics to biological systems such as bacterial viruses called bacteriophages, or…

Meselson, MatthewUniversity of RochesterDNA ReplicationBacteriophagesEscherichia coli

Franz Josef Kallmann (1897–1965)

By: Jessica Resnick | Published: Apr 06, 2017

Franz Josef Kallmann studied the biological and genetic factors of psychological disorders in Germany and the United States in the twentieth century…

SchizophreniapsychologyGenetic psychologyHuman GeneticsHomosexuality

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