Commentators on the genome sequence (Human Genome Project). Top: William Clinton, Ewan Birney, John Sulston. Bottom: Jim Watson, Craig Venter.
Ewan Birney talks about Human Genome Project and the future.
Ewan Birney, a key player in the computing and analysis of the genome, reflects on the implications of the Human Genome Project for biology.
Ewan Birney talks about how many genes are in the human genome.
Ewan Birney, one of the leading analysts of the Human Genome Project, takes you on a chromosome tour.
Ewan Birney talks about developing programs that look at DNA sequence.
Ewan Birney talks about processing sequencing data.
Ewan Birney talks about finding genes.
Ewan Birney talks about a career in bioinformatic.
For the first draft of the genome sequence, both teams were working to identify the number of human genes. Here, Ewan Birney, a "numbers man" from the public genome project, explains how genes can be recognized and the data from the genome project used.