MAKERS Moment

Road Map of Genes

After discovering the DNA marker in 1983, Nancy Wexler and her team realized you could find a gene using the marker. The results changed how science was approached and led to the foundation of the Human Genome Project.

The Gene Hunters The Gene Hunters
Nancy Wexler
Consequences of Knowing Our DNA Consequences of Knowing Our DNA
Nancy Wexler
All 3 Brothers Diagnosed All 3 Brothers Diagnosed
Nancy Wexler
No Treatment For Huntington's No Treatment For Huntington's
Nancy Wexler
A Worldwide Genetic Disease A Worldwide Genetic Disease
Nancy Wexler
Mom and Betty Friedan Mom and Betty Friedan
Nancy Wexler
Road Map of Genes Road Map of Genes
Nancy Wexler
Huntington's in Venezuela Huntington's in Venezuela
Nancy Wexler
My First Job My First Job
Nancy Wexler
Women in Science Women in Science
Nancy Wexler