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Tuesday, February 20, 2001

Craig Venter's Side of the Genome Story
On a return trip from Japan early in his career while working for the National Institutes of Health in the late nineties, Venter, lacking a book or movie to distract him, figured out he needed to stockpile cDNA (DNA clones) in order to sequence genes.
Moral of the story: Next time you take an airplane flight, don't bring a book.

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