Geneology and Cells Part 1

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  • Cell Theory (Plants)

    Cell Theory (Plants)
    Mathias J. Schlieden, a German scientist, proposed his cell theory as it applied to plants.
  • Cell Theory (Animals)

    Cell Theory (Animals)
    German scientist Theodore Schwann published his cell theory as it applied ot animals, as opposed to Schleden's plant cell theory.
  • "On the Origin of Species" is Published

    "On the Origin of Species" is Published
    This is book written by scientist Charles Darwin, and explained units of heredity and variations in species.
  • Mendel's Genetics Laws

    Mendel's Genetics Laws
    Geneticist Gregory Mendel of Austria, after years of experimenting with his pea plants, His laws decribe his theories of heredity.
  • Discovery of Chromosomes

    Discovery of Chromosomes
    Walther Fleming,a German biologist, used dyes to stain cells and discovered rods that he called "chromosomes,"
  • Gene Mutations

    Gene Mutations
    Dutch botanist Hugo de Vries publishes on his discoveries of gene mutations.
  • Paired Choromosomes

    Paired Choromosomes
    American biologist Walter Stanborough Sutton discoveries that chromosomes are found in pairs that are structurally similar.
  • Genes on Chromosomes

    Genes on Chromosomes
    American biologist Thomas Hunt Morgan and Alfred H. Sturtevant of the U.S showed that genes were located on the chromosome, discoverred X and Y chormosomes, sex-linked traits, and crossing over.
  • Genes Produce Enzymes

    Genes Produce Enzymes
    US scientists George W. Beadle and Edward L. Tatum discovered that genes control the production of enzymes.
  • Genes and Heredity

    Genes and Heredity
    Brtish scientist Francis H. C. Crick and James D. Watson from the United States made a model of the DNA molecule and proved that genes determine heredity.
  • Discovery of the Genetic Code

    Discovery of the Genetic Code
    A combinaton of many scientists discovered the human genetic code, which allowed scientists to predict characteristics by studying DNA and opened up the fields of genetic engineering and genetic counseling.
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    Evolution of Genetics