Key moments in Genzyme's history
1986 - Genzyme goes public
Genzyme launches an IPO at $10 a share, raising $28.3 million. Within the year, the company would have a market value of about $70 million. The company now has a market value of around $19 billion.
Pictured: Researchers sequence DNA at the company's DNA laboratory in Framingham, which opened in 1989.