- His pet project: The Institute for Genetic Research (TIGR, pronounced 'tiger').
- His method for sequencing the entire human genome as fast as possible: men and machines.
- His goal: have the sequence data as public as possible.
- A use of those sequences: back-translate into proteins to make new medicines.
- Genetic tests, as usual, come up, with risks.
- TIGR is technically nonprofit, but others love to make money.
Thursday, June 19, 2008
Unnatural Selection: chapter 12
Craig Venter (about whom I blogged here and here) is central in this chapter. Below are facts and links.