Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Pioneering Bacterial Genetics
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
This marker is made possible by a grant from the UW Foundation
Erected 2001 by the UW Foundation.
Marker series. This marker is included in the University of Wisconsin marker series.
Location. 43° 4.458′ N, 89° 24.632′ 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 south on Henry Mall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 440 Henry Mall, Madison WI 53706, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia Pioneering Human Genetics (within shouting distance of this marker); Discovery of Vitamins A and B (within shouting distance of this marker); Eliminating Pellagra (within shouting distance of this marker); First Chemical Synthesis of a Gene (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Controlling Blood Clotting (about 300 feet away); Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (about 400 feet away); Forging Agrarian Democracy (about 400 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 . . .
1. Nobel Prize web page for Joshua Lederberg. (Submitted on July 2, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
2. Lederberg on the events leading up to his discovery of transduction. (Submitted on July 2, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
Categories. • Education • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 265 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.