J. Craig Venter

J. Craig Venter appears in the following:

Symphony of Science: Gene Pioneer J. Craig Venter on the Origins of Life

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Where does a living organism actually begin? Dr. J. Craig Venter has spent years trying to answer that question. His new study aims to shed new light on the basic biology of life.

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Living Well to the Age of 150 and Beyond

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Would you want to live to 150? What would be the impacts if everyone could? Genomic and synthetic life scientist J. Craig Venter says aging is a phenomenon we can control and arrest.

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J. Craig Venter on Synthetic Genomics and the Future

Monday, October 21, 2013

Renowned scientist J. Craig Venter explains the new field of synthetic genomics, detailing its origins, current challenges and controversies, and projected effects on our lives. In 2010, scientists led by Venter became the first to successfully create “synthetic life,” and  he looks at how it can lead to chemical and energy generation, health, clean water and food production, and possibly even our own evolution. In Life at the Speed of Light, Venter presents a study of this emerging field from the inside.

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The Scientist Who First Sequenced the Human Genome

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

One of the great landmarks in the history of science – and of humanity – occurred when J. Craig Venter published the first sequence and analysis of the human genome. What made this event so remarkable was not just the accomplishment, but the fact that it was achieved faster and ...

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Gerald Ford and the Human Genome

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Gerald Ford spoke candidly with Thomas DeFrank about everything from Richard Nixon to Dick Cheney. The interviews are so revealing that President Ford only permitted them to be released after his death. Then, J. Craig Venter describes what it was like to become the first person to sequence the human ...