ABE 495 Honors Synthetic Life: Historical Timeline

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<br>2003 - Inauguration of International Genetically Engineered Machine competition in Synthetic Biology at MIT
<br>2003 - Inauguration of International Genetically Engineered Machine competition in Synthetic Biology at MIT
<br> 2003 - human genome declared finished (need reference)
<br> 2003 - human genome declared finished (need reference)
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<br> 2010 - Venter Institute creates and publishes synthetic genome (add Science Mag reference)
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<br> 2010 - Venter Institute creates and publishes synthetic genome [http://www.sciencemag.org/content/329/5987/52.abstract Science Mag Reference]
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1869 - Miescher. discovers DNA/nucleic acids (need ref)
1907 - first in vivo? culture of animal cells? (figure out and add reference)
1946 - J. Craig Venter is born (need Reference).
1970 - Isolation of First Restriction Enzyme, HindII, - Nobel Prize to Daniel Nathans, Werner Arber, Hamilton O.
1973 - First genetically engineered bacteria
1974 - First genetically engineered mice
1977 - first complete genome sequenced. virus. (need REF)
1982 - Commercialization of insulin producing bacteria
1983 - Invention of Polymerase Chain Reaction by Kary Mullis, Michael Smith - Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1993
1987 - First conviction based DNA evidence (need ref)
1995 - First bacterial genome sequenced (need ref)
1996 - Dolly is born. (expand and give reference)
2002 - recreation of polio virus (need reference)
2003 - Inauguration of International Genetically Engineered Machine competition in Synthetic Biology at MIT
2003 - human genome declared finished (need reference)
2010 - Venter Institute creates and publishes synthetic genome Science Mag Reference

Things we need to add: - US Bioethics Report Issued on Synthetic Biology - discovery of mendelian genetics - DNA/ nucleic acids discovered - DNA structure and information coding watson/crick etc. - key genomes discovered? - similarity between human and other primates demonstrated? - Pasteur discover antibiotics - Hela cells -

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