Williams, Geoff
February 2003
Entrepreneur;Feb2003, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p34
Interviews Celera Genomics founder J. Craig Venter, who sees human genetics as a business opportunity. Plan to produce compact discs of personal genetic maps and to sell them for $1,000 each; Reply to criticisms against the commercialization of science; Unethical practices in the academic community.


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