Press conference: first analysis of the complete human genome

Monday, February 12, 2001

A press conference was held today to celebrate the publication of the human genome in the scientific journals Nature and Science. The contributions of Celera Genomics and the National Human Genome Consortium were acknowledged. Craig Venter and Francis Collins spoke along with scientists involved in the project.

View the press conference where the completion of the sequencing and assembly of the human genome was announced: Webcast