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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the University of Wisconsin marker series.
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 right when traveling north on Henry Mall. Touch for map. The marker is in front of the Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building on the University of Wisconsin campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: 425 Henry Mall, Madison WI 53706, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking 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.
Also see . . . Oliver Smithies - Nobel Prize Autobiography. (Submitted on July 8, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Education • Notable Persons • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 25 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.