J Craig Venter sequenced the human genome. Now he wants to covert DNA into a digital signal

See on Scoop.itTracking the Future

J Craig Venter has been a molecular-biology pioneer for two decades. After developing expressed sequence tags in the 90s, he led the private effort to map the human genome, publishing the results in 2001. In 2010 the J Craig Venter Institute manufactured the entire genome of a bacterium, creating the first synthetic organism.
Now Venter, author of Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life, explains the coming era of discovery.

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