Quotes by Craig Venter

About Craig Venter:

John Craig Venter is an American biochemist, geneticist, and entrepreneur. He is known for being one of the first to sequence the human genome and the first to transfect a cell with a synthetic genome. Venter founded Celera Genomics, The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) and the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), and is now working at JCVI to create synthetic biological organisms. He was listed on Time magazine's 2007 and 2008 Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world. In 2010, the British magazine New Statesman listed Craig Venter at 14th in the list of "The World's 50 Most Influential Figures 2010". He is a member of the USA Science and Engineering Festival's Advisory Board.

Author Bio

  • NameCraig Venter
  • DescriptionAmerican biochemist
  • BornOctober 14, 1946
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionBiochemist; Geneticist; Entrepreneur
  • AwardsGairdner Foundation International Award; Princess Of Asturias Award - Technical And Scientific Research