George Church

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George Church is Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Director of The Personal Genome Project, which provides the world's only open-access information on human Genomic, Environmental & Trait data (GET).[1] He is the co-author of 490 papers, 130 patent publications & the book Regenesis, developed methods used for the first genome sequence (1994) & million-fold cost reductions since (via NGS and nanopores), plus barcoding, DNA assembly from chips, genome editing, writing & recoding. He co-initiated the BRAIN Initiative (2011) & Genome Projects (1984, 2005) to provide & interpret the world's only open-access personal precision medicine datasets. [2] He has defended research on genetically altering human embryos to make them immune to HIV.[3]

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