A Life Decoded

In conversation with Michael W. Quick
Co-presented with Co-Presented with the Council of the Library Foundation and City National Bank
Thursday, November 8, 2007
Episode Summary
A riveting account of the unparalleled drama of the quest for the human genome by the scientist who went on to be the first to read and interpret his own genome.

Participant(s) Bio
J. Craig Venter is one of the leading scientists of the twenty-first century. A pioneer in the world of genomic research, he is recognized for his visionary contributions to the field. In February 2001, Venter published the completed sequence of the human genome. He is the founder and president of the J. Craig Venter Institute. He lives near Washington, DC.