Kent, Jim, 1960-
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Scope and Contents From the Series: This meeting brought together the major researchers involved in DNA sequencing since its inception in the 1960s. Prominent guest speakers examined the history of sequencing and how the technology has transformed the biological sciences over the past five decades. Sequencing began with the British biochemist Fred Sanger, two-time winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. While studying nucleic acids in the early 1960s, Sanger figured out a way to sequence small sections of RNA. This work...
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Scope and Contents James Kent, bioinformatics researcher, is interviewed by Mila Pollock and Kiryn Haslinger on May 31, 2003, at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York.James Kent discusses the following in his interview: Scene 1. Becoming a scientist -- Scene 2. Involvement in genomics -- Scene 3. Involvement in genomics: developing assembly software -- Scene 4. Mechanics of the Human Genome Project -- Scene 5. The final assembly -- Scene 6. Challenges of the Human Genome...
Scope and Contents The Oral History Collection contains interviews conducted with 200 scientists within the fields of molecular biology, genetics, and the life sciences between 1990 and 2018. The interviewees provide first-hand accounts of their experiences in the fields of modern biology, such as neuroscience, cancer, genetics, plant genetics, genomics, biotechnology and others, from the 1940s through the 2000s. The collection contains audio and video recordings, as well as transcripts of interviews....
Dates: 1990 - 2019
Found in: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives