Hamilton O. Smith


Interview, June 2000

Interview with Hamilton Smith and Richard Roberts by Sture Forsén and Nils Ringertz at the meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2000.

Hamilton Smith and Richard Roberts talk about the announcement of HUGO, the Human Genome Project; the number of genes in the human genome (5:16); how ‘Proteomics’ will help define the function of these genes (7:23); and the benefits and consequences of the HUGO project (17:45).

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