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David Haussler, 2012-05-08

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Oral History | David Haussler
Oral History | David Haussler

Scope and Contents

David Haussler's interview discusses the following: LIFE IN SCIENCE: Genome Research: Entering The Field; Cancer Dream Teams; Cancer Short Term Goals; Genome Research Cancer; Genome Research: Cancer Gene Expression; Genome Research - Epigenetics; Genome Research Evolution; Genome Research: Hidden Markov Models; Protein Analysis.

GENOME RESEARCH: Human Genome Project: Funding Problems; Recruiting for The Human Genome Project; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Meeting; Medical Genomics; Genome Research: Banbury Meeting; Dangers of Genomic Research; Human Genome Project: Competition with Celera; Joining The Human Genome Project; Human Genome Project: Public Sector Teams; Genome 10K Project; Genome Browser; Human Genome Project Assembly Problem; Sequencing Technology; Presenting The Human Genome; Surprises in The Human Genome Project.

BIOTECHNOLOGY: Synthetic Biology.


  • Creation: 2012-05-08


Conditions Governing Access

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online: Select tapes have been digitized thanks to support from CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant awarded in 2021, these tapes are available for research online via our Oral History Website and in person at CSHL Archives. Please contact CSHL Archives with any questions regarding availability.

Biographical / Historical

David Haussler (born 1953) is an American bioinformatician known for his work leading the team that assembled the first human genome sequence in the race to complete the Human Genome Project and subsequently for comparative genome analysis that deepens understanding the molecular function and evolution of the genome. He is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, professor of biomolecular engineering and director of the Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz, director of the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) on the UC Santa Cruz campus, and a consulting professor at Stanford University School of Medicine and UC San Francisco Biopharmaceutical Sciences Department.


2 Cassettes (Camcorder footage) : MiniDV - CSHL1062, CSHL1063

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English