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A fascinating read about a very interesting individual. I realize that it is an autobiography, but it is an extremely one-sided view of the search for the human genome. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Harlow Kreitzman
Craig Venter is an amazing man, scientist and entrepreneur, but I found this book to be, for lack of a better word, boring. Read morePublished 4 months ago by jeremy j wethall
This was a book which is worth reading a couple of times and I intend purchasing the paperback for my library.
It is a pity that I can't lend this e book to my friends.
Venter came from a middle class family. School did not inspire him. The draft caused him to enlist in the Navy where a routine test revealed extraordinary intelligence. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Peter Ungar
I really enjoyed reading this book, as my background is science but not molecular biology. It gave me a good appreciation of the developments that took place in the 1990s as the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Mark G Matlock
Excellent for understanding the field's development.
Herein you can hear the scientist's life and own words.
It will become part of my library.
Dr. Venter explains everything so clearly it felt like I was with him. I do not have a scientific background but I couldn't put it down. Very exciting!Published 9 months ago by Bill Hamm
Mr Venter has been pivotal in the genome arena and has done a great job of delivering his experience and knowledge to readers. I have no background in biology and Mr. Read morePublished 11 months ago by mike kleiman
I enjoyed Craig Venter's auto-bio. >90% is about his work. He explains in vastly simplified ways cell biology, molecular biology, genomics, his winning strategy to use the... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Mehetabelle