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This is a great man. He is also crazy; he almost drowned his friends rather than turn his yacht around in the face of a violent storm/hurricane. Read morePublished 2 months ago by S. Duval
Craig has certainly established himself as the king of genomics. By innovating and going against the huddled masses he, nearly solo, brought about a huge paradigm shift on how we... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Steven T. Wolf
Dr. Venter’s autobiography is an amazing journey inside the mind of a super-achiever ultra-egotist. Do the two go hand in hand? Read morePublished 3 months ago by OK
Craig Venter is a jerk, or so my professor told me when he recommended this book. J-Craig articulates his adventure of sequencing the first genome. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Gift Card
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 9 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 10 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 12 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 13 months ago by Mark G Matlock