Visit New York's Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
An internationally renowned molecular biology lab sits on the former grounds of a 19th-century whaling company.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.
40°51'30'' N, 73°27'59'' W
Located just outside the historic seaside town of Cold Spring Harbor, the eponymous laboratory sits on the former grounds of a 19th-century whaling company. The institution was founded in 1890 as a biology teacher training laboratory, but is now an international leader in molecular biology and cancer research.
Nobel-ity: Eight Nobel laureates have worked at the laboratory, including James Watson, who ...