Craig Venter

Craig Venter over DNA en de zee

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Genomicapionier Craig Venter onderbreekt even zijn epische expeditie rond de wereld om te praten over de miljoenen genen die zijn team tot nu toe ontdekt heeft. Ze hebben immers een queeste ingesteld om de biodiversiteit van oceanen in kaart te brengen.

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Craig Venter · Biologist, genetics pioneer

In 2001, Craig Venter made headlines for sequencing the human genome. In 2003, he started mapping the ocean's biodiversity. And now he's created the first synthetic lifeforms — microorganisms that can produce alternative fuels.

In 2001, Craig Venter made headlines for sequencing the human genome. In 2003, he started mapping the ocean's biodiversity. And now he's created the first synthetic lifeforms — microorganisms that can produce alternative fuels.