Using data from the public project, Craig Venter
Interviewee: Craig Venter. 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. (DNAi Location: Genome > The project > Players > Private project > Using data from the public project)
We absolutely used the mapping data that the entire human genetics community accumulated over a long period of time, for ordering, knowing which pieces would go on which chromosomes and even what order we put these million base pair long sequences in. So in that sense we absolutely relied on the public project, in fact to be fair, you know, I helped start the public genome project. Had there not been a genome project, there never would have been a Celera and there never would have been a Celera sequence.
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Celera Genomics, the corporation that sequenced the human genome privately.
Craig Venter, the leader of the private genome effort, talks about the "whole genome shotgun" technique that was used by Celera Genomics to sequence the human genome.
Craig Venter speaks about the public sector's reaction to his plans to sequence the genome at a private company, Celera Genomics.
The leaders of the private and public genome projects, Craig Venter and Francis Collins.
Craig Venter, the leader of the private genome effort at Celera Genomics, talks about the differences between the public and private approaches.
Craig Venter, the leader of the private genome effort at Celera Genomics, talks about the sources of the DNA used in their sequence.
Craig Venter, leader of the private effort at Celera Genomics, speaks about the excitement the race to sequence the human genome generated.
Shotgun sequencing and dealing with repeat sections.
Eric Lander talks about analysis in public and private Human Genome Projects.
James Watson describes sequencing the human genome using markers and BACs, and Craig Venter explains using cDNA libraries, ESTs, and shotgun sequencing.