More on gene-sequencing pioneer J. Craig Ventner
Controversial genetics researcher reveals more about his motivation and research.
Once a surfer-slacker, now a genetics pioneer, with a stop at suicidal Viet Nam vet along the way, some would say that J. Craig Ventner's done more to promote knowledge about the human genome than anyone else out there.
, and are interested to see where he goes with his controversial efforts to patent genetic sequences and research practices.
For a conversation with Ventner on his (again controversial) "triumph over nature" and Darwinian sailing adventures, click here for the full interview on MSNBC: "Decoding the DNA decoder"