Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Chemical Synthesis of a Gene
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
This 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 1968.
Location. 43° 4.412′ N, 89° 24.651′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of University Avenue and Babcock Drive, on the right when traveling west on University Avenue. The marker is in front of the Biochemistry Building on the UW-Madison campus. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Controlling Blood Clotting (within shouting distance of this marker); Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia (within shouting distance of this marker); Eliminating Pellagra (within shouting distance of this marker); Discovery of Vitamins A and B (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneering Human Genetics (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneering Bacterial Genetics (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vitamin D Production Ends Rickets (about 500 feet away); The Nurses Dormitory (about 600 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 June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.