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HGP 30th Anniversary Video Testimonials

Leroy Hood

Leroy Hood, the former Caltech biologist who developed the first automated DNA sequencer, made the Human Genome Project (HGP) possible. Dr. Hood describes the three most important legacies of the HGP: It established the power of big science in biology and its ability to transform the future of biology. We can now access the human genome to look at genes and variation. The human genome is one of the keys to transforming 21st century medicine.