Venter, J. Craig (1946–)

Date

2010

Authors

Smith, Cobi

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Volume Title

Publisher

SAGE Publications

Abstract

J. Craig Venter is an entrepreneurial scientist who has made international headlines for his work sequencing the human genome, discovering new microorganisms and genes in the ocean, and, more recently, engineering synthetic life. Patents on his discoveries caused international concern and speculation about intellectual property rights relating to DNA.

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Keywords

entrepreneur, innovation, biography, synthetic biology, human genome project

Citation

Source

Type

Book chapter

Book Title

Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication

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Access Statement

Open Access

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DOI

10.4135/9781412959216.n313

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