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This publication was funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, administered by the University of Wisconsin Biotechnology Center. Additional support came from UW-Extension Cooperative Extension and the UW Biotechnology Center, in cooperation with the North Central Region Education Materials Project.

In addition to those named in the credits, the author thanks for reviewing and contributing to this publication: Richard Burgess and Leona Fitzmaurice, UW Biotechnology Center, UW-Madison; and Al Hovey, Jr., science education consultant, and colleagues at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Timeline expanded and adapted with permission from: "Biotechnology in Perspective" by Dr. Dave B. Sattelle (Washington, D.C.: Industrial Biotechnology Association), 1990 copyright c 1988 by Hobsons Publishing PLC, Bateman Street, Cambridge CB2 1LZ UK; "The Emergence of Bacterial Genetics" by Thomas D. Brock (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press), 1990; "Food Biotechnology: History of Food Development" by the International Food Information Council, Washington, D.C., 1993; "Brief Book: Biotechnology and Genetic Diversity" by Steven C. Witt, Agriculture Lands Project, 1985; and "Brief Book" Biotechnology - Microbes and the Environment" by Steven C. Witt (San Francisco: Center for Science Information), 1990.

Photos by Wolfgang Hoffman, Department of Agricultural Journalism, 440 Henry Mall, Madison, WI 53706.

Illustrations and graphics by Besty True, Department of Medical Illustration, UW Medical School, UW-Madison.

Additional images courtesy of: Eli Lilly & Company; Advanced Care Products, Ortho Pharmaceuticals Corp., Johnson & Johnson; Dr. Doris Ursic, R.M. Bock Labs, UW-Madison; USDA Forest Products Lab; and the UW-Madison Food Research Institute.

This publication contains copyright protected material. Permission is required from each copyright owner before photocopying or reprinting.

This materials is based upon work supported by the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under special project number 93-EFSQ-1-4090.

Author: Tom Zinnen, biotechnology education specialist, University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW Biotechnology Center, UW-Madison. Produced by Cooperative Extension Publications, UW-Extension: Rhonda Lee, editor; Jody Myer-Lynch, designer.

North Central Regional Extension Publications are subject to peer review and prepared as part of the Cooperative Extension activities of the 13 land-grant universities of the 12 North Central States, in cooperation with the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Reviewers: Kathleen Kennedy, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; Martina McGloughlin, UC-Davis Biotechnology Department, Davis, California; James F. Plog, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Sponsored by the Extension Services of Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.*

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