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Timeline of key events

Rockefeller University: Timeline of key events

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Date Event People Places Sciences
11 Dec 1925Paul Greengard was born in New York NY, USAGreengardRockefeller UniversityNeuroscience
07 Nov 1928Norton David Zinder was born New York City, USAZinderRockefeller UniversityGenetics
01 Jul 1929Gerald M Edelman was born in New York NY, USAEdelmanRockefeller UniversityAntibodies
01 Feb 1944DNA identified as a heritary agentAveryRockefeller UniversityDNA
05 Nov 1944Alexis Carrel diedCarrelRockefeller UniversityTransplantation
Mar 1948Hotchkiss discovered the first naturally modifed DNA nucleotide, cytosine, in a chromatography of calf thymus DNAHotchkissRockefeller InstituteEpigenetics
1951Myeloma cells found to resemble normal antibodiesKunkelRockefeller UniversityAntibodies
02 Feb 1955Oswald Theodore Avery diedAveryRockefeller UniversityDNA
19 Feb 1956Roderick MacKinnon was born in Burlington MA, USAMackinnonRockefeller UniversityBiochemistry
1962Antibodies discovered to have structure like a 'Y'Porter, EdelmanNational Institute for Medical Research, Rockefeller University Antibodies
11 May 1963Herbert Spencer Gasser diedGasserRockefeller Institute 
15 Jun 1971Wendell M Stanley diedStanleyRockefeller UniversityBiochemistry
16 Feb 1972Peyton Rous diedRousRockefeller UniversityVirology, Oncology
05 Nov 1975Edward Lawrie Tatum diedTatumRockefeller UniversityGenetics
02 Feb 1980William H Stein diedSteinRockefeller UniversityRNA
03 Nov 1994Ralph W G Wyckoff diedWyckoffRockefeller UniversityBacteriology, Virology
29 Mar 1997Ruth Sager diedSagerRockefeller UniversityGenetics
05 Jan 2004Merrill W Chase diedChaseRockefeller University 
07 Oct 2008George Emil Palade diedPaladeRockefeller UniversityCell
03 Feb 2012Norton David Zinder diedZinderRockefeller UniversityGenetics

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