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Oral History Collection

Stephen Fodor

Stephen Fodor, Ph.D., is the founder of the biotechnology company Affymetrix based in Palo Alto, California. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees at the Carnegie Institution of Science. Part 1 of this oral history will cover Dr. Fodor’s early life at Washington State University, and later Princeton University, his groundbreaking work at the biotech company Affymax developing technologies for the synthesis of micro-arrays which would have a profound impact on the progress of the Human Genome Project. Dr. Fodor also recounts his experiences interacting and working with many key figures in the early history of the Human Genome Project.