• Martha Chase

    The infection of E. coli with T2 bacteriophages to prove that DNA rather than protein is the hereditary molecule

  • Jantina Tammes

    Inheritance of continuous traits can be explained by Mendelian genetics

  • Gerty Cori

    Glycogen conversion between the muscle and liver is cyclical

  • Marie Clark Taylor

    Exposing plants to different day lengths changes their flower development

  • Dr. Sydney Brenner

    The degenerate, universal genetic code determines that each amino acid is dictated by a set of three nucleotides, proving it is impossible to code for amino acids with overlapping triplets