Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Pioneering Human Genetics
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
This historic marker is made possible by a grant from the UW Foundation.
Erected 2001 by UW Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the University of Wisconsin series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1960.
Location. 43° 4.437′ N, 89° 24.605′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of Henry Mall and University Avenue, on the rightTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 425 Henry Mall, Madison WI 53706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneering Bacterial Genetics (within shouting distance of this marker); First Chemical Synthesis of a Gene (within shouting distance of this marker); Eliminating Pellagra (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Controlling Blood Clotting (about 300 feet away); Discovery of Vitamins A and B (about 300 feet away); The Nurses Dormitory (about 400 feet away); Forging Agrarian Democracy (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
More about this marker. This marker is part of a series commemorating the sesquicentennial of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 592 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 3, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.