Over the last 50 years, scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Biosciences and Biotechnology Division have been instrumental researchers on the Human Genome Project, developing high-tech devices to sort cells and analyze DNA and providing the science for federal programs to defend the nation from biological weapons.
Livermore has compiled a complete list of their biosciences contributions. See more.
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In the 1970s, the Laboratory established preeminence in cytometric research. Livermore was the first to use flow cytometry to sort chromosomes.