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A Life Decoded: My Genome: My Life Hardcover – 18 Oct 2007

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  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Viking Books; 1st Edition edition (18 Oct. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0670063584
  • ISBN-13: 978-0670063581
  • Product Dimensions: 16.2 x 3.4 x 24.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,758,469 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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With Venter, there must always be something new swelling on the horizon . . . he alone is taking the measure of lifes true diversity and dreaming up new life-forms at the same time.
"Wired"
[Venter is] not just trying to understand how life works; hes trying to make it work for him, and us.
"The Atlantic Monthly"

a [Venter is] not just trying to understand how life works; heas trying to make it work for him, and for us.a
a"The Atlantic"
a [The] media has called Venter many things: maverick, publicity hound, risk-taker, brash, controversial, genius, manic, rebellious, visionary, audacious, arrogant, feisty, determined, provocative. His autobiography shows that they are all justified.a
a"Nature"
a "A Life Decoded" offers a window into the life and mind of a scientist who . . . has indisputably become an extraordinary figure.a
a"Science"

[Venter is] not just trying to understand how life works; he s trying to make it work for him, and for us.
"The Atlantic"
[The] media has called Venter many things: maverick, publicity hound, risk-taker, brash, controversial, genius, manic, rebellious, visionary, audacious, arrogant, feisty, determined, provocative. His autobiography shows that they are all justified.
"Nature"
"A Life Decoded" offers a window into the life and mind of a scientist who . . . has indisputably become an extraordinary figure.
"Science"

? [Venter is] not just trying to understand how life works; he's trying to make it work for him, and for us.?
?"The Atlantic"

? [The] media has called Venter many things: maverick, publicity hound, risk-taker, brash, controversial, genius, manic, rebellious, visionary, audacious, arrogant, feisty, determined, provocative. His autobiography shows that they are all justified.?
?"Nature"

? "A Life Decoded" offers a window into the life and mind of a scientist who . . . has indisputably become an extraordinary figure.?
?"Science"

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

J. Craig Venter is one of the leading scientists of the twenty-first century. A pioneer in the world of genomic research, he is recognized for his visionary contributions to the field. In February 2001, Venter published the completed sequence of the human genome. He is the founder and president of the J. Craig Venter Institute.


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