A Life Decoded
My Genome: My Life
By (author) J Craig Venter
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Life Decoded by J Craig Venter
Book DescriptionThe triumphant memoir of the man behind one of the greatest feats in scientific history Of all the scientific achievements of the past century, perhaps none can match the deciphering of the human genetic code, both for its technical brilliance and for its implications for our future. In "A Life Decoded," J. Craig Venter traces his rise from an uninspired student to one of the most fascinating and controversial figures in science today. Here, Venter relates the unparalleled drama of the quest to decode the human genome?a goal he predicted he could achieve years earlier and more cheaply than the government-sponsored Human Genome Project, and one that he fulfilled in 2001. A thrilling story of detection, "A Life Decoded" is also a revealing, and often troubling, look at how science is practiced today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143114185
(211mm x 137mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Penguin USA
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author J Craig Venter
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Originally published in hardcover in 2013.
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