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Şifresi çözülmüş bir yaşam : benim genomum : benim yaşamım = A life decoded : my genome, my life

Author: J Craig Venter; Engin Tarhan
Publisher: Ankara : ODTÜ Geliştirme Vakfı, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Turkish
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The story of the man who achieved one of the greatest feats of our era--the mapping of the human genome. After nearly flunking out of high school, Venter went to Vietnam, where the life and death struggles he encountered as a medic piqued his interest in science and medicine. In 1984 he joined the National Institutes of Health, introduced novel techniques for rapid gene discovery, and left in 1991 to form his own  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal Narratives
Biyografi
Kişisel anlatılar
Named Person: J Craig Venter; J Craig Venter
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Craig Venter; Engin Tarhan
ISBN: 9789944344647 9944344648
OCLC Number: 276770379
Description: 389 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Life decoded : my genome, my life
Responsibility: J. Craig Venter ; çev., Engin Tarhan.

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The story of the man who achieved one of the greatest feats of our era--the mapping of the human genome. After nearly flunking out of high school, Venter went to Vietnam, where the life and death struggles he encountered as a medic piqued his interest in science and medicine. In 1984 he joined the National Institutes of Health, introduced novel techniques for rapid gene discovery, and left in 1991 to form his own nonprofit genomics research center, where he sequenced the first genome in history in 1995. In 1998 he announced that he would successfully sequence the human genome years sooner, and for far less money, than the government-sponsored Human Genome Project would--a prediction he kept in 2001. The tale involves as much politics (personal and political) as science. He also describes the other startling projects he has conducted since.--From publisher description.

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