Funding from Congress for the Human Genome Project, Ari Patrinos
Interviewee: Ari Patrinos. Ari Patrinos, director of the U.S. Department of Energy's sequencing effort, talks about the private genome project announcement and public funding. (DNAi Location: Genome > The project > Players > Money > Private or public funding)
I think that probably was the first thought that went through people's minds when that announcement was made, and you know, you conjure up all kinds of scenarios that a Congress which at that time may have been, was more business-friendly for example, would start questioning why would the Federal Government need to continue funding a project when here's a private company that's going to do it all.
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Ari Patrinos, director of the US Department of Energy's sequencing effort, talks about the public genome project's aims that extended beyond those of the private project.
Ari Patrinos, director of the U.S. Department of Energy's sequencing effort and friend to the leaders of both projects, speaks about the media surrounding the Human Genome Project.
James Watson talks about the Human Genome Project and government funding.
Ari Patrinos talks about the idea for the Human Genome Project.
Craig Venter speaks about the public sector's reaction to his plans to sequence the genome at a private company, Celera Genomics.
James Watson describes sequencing the human genome using markers and BACs, and Craig Venter explains using cDNA libraries, ESTs, and shotgun sequencing.
Craig Venter, leader of the private effort at Celera Genomics, speaks about the excitement the race to sequence the human genome generated.
Craig Venter, leader of the private effort at Celera Genomics, speaks about his company's reliance on the public data for reassembly of the Celera sequence.
Eric Lander, director of the Whitehead Institute Center for Genome Research, speaks about the private project and the role technology played.
James Watson talks about funding the Human Genome Project.