Biography - A Short Wiki
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An American biochemist and businessman, Craig Venter, is known for leading the first draft sequence of the human genome and arranged the first team to transfect a cell with a synthetic chromosome. He is the founder of THE INSTITUTE OF GENOMIC RESEARCH and the CEO of the J.CRAIG VENTER INSTITUTE and the co-founder of HUMAN LONGEVITY INC.
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Venter had been a crucial figure in some of the most astounding projects in the new science of genomics. The scientific team which worked under him was the first most to interpret the genome of a living organism and played the essential role in the formation of the first complete map of the human genome.
Family and Personal Life
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At first, he married Barbara Rae-Venter. But later, they got divorced. He had a son Christopher from the relation. Then he married Claire Fraser, who is the president and director of TIGR in 2005. Later they parted ways, and he married Heather Kowalski in 2008.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Barbara Rae-Venter, Clare Fraser, Heather Kowalski|
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Craig Venter|
|Age (as of today)||77 years|
|Date of Birth||October 14, 1946|
|Place of Birth||Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.|
|Height||1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches|
|Weight||71 kg, 156.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$300 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Craig Venter's height is above average measuring 1.8 m. Boasting a weight of 71 kg. Being born on October 14, 1946, translates to an age of 77 years as of todays date (November 18, 2023).
Creating life at the speed of light is part of a new industrial revolution. Manufacturing will shift from centralised factories to a distributed, domestic manufacturing future, thanks to the rise of 3D printer technology.Craig Venter
We can create new ways to create clean water.Craig Venter
That’s the nice thing about the field of science – the test of time sorts out the truth.Craig Venter
I’m hoping that these next 20 years will show what we did 20 years ago in sequencing the first human genome, was the beginning of the health revolution that will have more positive impact in people’s lives than any other health event in history.Craig Venter
Now that we can read and write the genetic code, put it in digital form and translate it back into synthesized life, it will be possible to speed up biological evolution to the pace of social evolution.Craig Venter