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  • Endy, Drew (2007)
    Drew Endy is a professor at Stanford University, where he studies synthetic biology. In this interview, he discusses the development of synthetic biology and an open source development model.
  • Adams, Mark (2006)
    Dr. Mark Adams directed DNA sequencing at the Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) under Craig Venter. At Celera Genomics, he developed software in addition to directing DNA sequencing.
  • Mullis, Kary (Center for Public Genomics, 2009-09)
    Kary Mullis was one of two winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993. He received the award for his contributions to the development of polymerase chain reaction (PCR), the subject of this interview.
  • James, Wyngaarden (2006-12-08)
    Dr. James Wyngaarden served as director of the National Institutes of Health from 1982 until 1991. During his tenure, the NIH began its involvement in the Human Genome Project. He worked with Dr. James Watson to secure ...
  • Sulston, John (2007-11-16)
    John Sulston was one of the winners of the Nobel Prize in 2002 for Physiology or Medicine. He was involved in pioneering research on the nematode worm and the British component of the Human Genome Project, in both its ...
  • Gilbert, Walter (2005-08-01)
    Walter Gilbert is a Nobel Laureate. He received the 1980 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on sequencing DNA. He also joined the race to sequence the insulin gene and was one of the early leaders in the biotechnology industry.
  • Dulbecco, Renato; Nuttle, Xander (2006-11-17)
    Renato Dulbecco, along with David Baltimore and Howard Temin, received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1975 for his work in virology. He was an early advocate of sequencing the human genome.
  • Wade, Nicholas; Siegel, Marni (2007-11-08)
    Nicholas Wade is a science writer for the New York Times and author of several books, including LifeScripts, about genetics and genomics. He also covered the Asilomar Conference for Science magazine.
  • Fore, Joe; Wiechers, Ilse; Mullis, Kary (2005)
    Kary Mullis was one of two winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993. He received the award for his contributions to the development of polymerase chain reaction (PCR), the subject of this interview.
  • Duke University. University Archives; Samouelian, Mary (2008-12-17)
    Peter H. Klopfer was born August 9, 1930 in Berlin, Germany. He earned his B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1952 and his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1957. In 1958, Professor Klopfer came to Duke ...
  • Duke University. University Archives; Samouelian, Mary (2008-12-17)
    Sidney David Markman was born October 10, 1911 in New York. He earned his A.B. in 1934 from Union College in New York and his M. A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1936 and 1941 respectively. From 1941-1945, he worked ...