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George Church

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[[File:George Church at the office.jpg|right|thumb|George Church at the office]]
'''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).<ref></ref> 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. <ref></ref> He has defended research on [[Genetic engineering|genetically altering]] human embryos to make them immune to HIV.<ref>[ Chinese researcher claims first gene-edited babies] ''Washington Post'' , 26 November, 2018</ref>
==External links==
* [ Stat News article by Sharon Begley]
* {{wikipedia|George M. Church}}
== References ==
[[Category:American transhumanists]]
[[Category:American life extensionists]]
[[Category:Life extensionists]]

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