Elucidation of the life cycle of Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast

Date or time period: 1935

In 1935, the ‘Father of Yeast Genetics', Øjvid Winge in Denmark, elucidated the life cycle of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae[1]


  1. Winge, Ø. (1935) On haplophase and diplophase of some Saccharomycetes. C. R. Trav. Lab. Carlsberg, Ser. Physiol. 21: 77-111