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Clough Colloquium: Francis Collins

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Francis Collins, former director of the National Human Genome Research Institute and author of The Language of God (Free Press, 2006), led the successful effort to complete the Human Genome Project, a complex multidisciplinary scientific enterprise that identified the genes in human DNA and determine the sequences of the 3 billion chemical base pairs of which it is composed.

The Clough Colloquium Series recognizes individuals who have made important contributions as ethical leaders in their fields, and organizes symposia, conferences and public events in which they share what they have learned on their journey to becoming leaders.

Format: Lecture
Length: 87

Presenter(s): Francis Collins

Date: March 26, 2009

Location: Gasson 100

Sponsor(s): Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/collins1/

The information on this page is accurate as of March 2009