Center for Public Genomics Interviews


These interviews were a project of the Center for Public Genomics (, funded by a grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute and the US Department of Energy (P50 HG003391).

Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...