Cracking the Genome: Inside the Race to Unlock Human DNA

March 01, 2001

Today on Focus, we'll look at the people and technology involved in the effort to decode human DNA. The quest became a race between a private venture and a government-sponsored team—but now the leaders have jointly announced that the code has been cracked. But many questions remain unanswered, and today's guest on Focus will try to tackle some of them. Kevin Davies is the founding editor of Nature Genetics and author of Cracking the Genome.

Guest: Kevin Davies (Founding Editor of Nature Genetics; author of Cracking the Genome: Inside the Race to Unlock Human DNA)