Craig Venter on Creating a Synthetic Genome
The Long Now Foundation - The Long Now Foundation
Joining 3.5 Billion Years of Microbial Invention featuring biologist J. Craig Venter.Biologist, author and businessman Craig Venter discusses his work mapping and synthesizing genomes. Venter recalls his work mapping the human genome and expands on his current work which includes categorizing new genes and species of microbes from ocean water. Venter also explains how microbial research can be used for metabolic engineering and alternative energy sources.