The leaders of the private and public genome projects, Craig Venter and Francis Collins.
Origins of the EST project.
Craig Venter, cofounder of Celera Genomics Corporation.
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.
Venter's experiences as a medic in the Vietnam War.
Venter's views on patenting.
Craig Venter speaks about the public sector's reaction to his plans to sequence the genome at a private company, Celera Genomics.
What are ESTs used for?
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.