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An American biochemist and businessman, Craig Venter, is known for leading the first draft sequence of the human genome and arranged the first team to transfect a cell with a synthetic chromosome. He is the founder of THE INSTITUTE OF GENOMIC RESEARCH and the CEO of the J.CRAIG VENTER INSTITUTE and the co-founder of HUMAN LONGEVITY INC.
Craig Venter has experienced an exciting and successful career, to say the least.
Venter had been a crucial figure in some of the most astounding projects in the new science of genomics. The scientific team which worked under him was the first most to interpret the genome of a living organism and played the essential role in the formation of the first complete map of the human genome.
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At first, he married Barbara Rae-Venter. But later, they got divorced. He had a son Christopher from the relation. Then he married Claire Fraser, who is the president and director of TIGR in 2005. Later they parted ways, and he married Heather Kowalski in 2008.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Barbara Rae-Venter, Clare Fraser, Heather Kowalski|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Craig Venter|
|Age (as of today)||76 years|
|Date of Birth||October 14, 1946|
|Place of Birth||Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.|
|Height||1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches|
|Weight||71 kg, 156.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$300 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Craig Venter's height is above average measuring 1.8 m. Craig Venter weighs 71 kg. Being born on October 14, 1946, translates to an age of 76 years as of todays date (July 18, 2023).
People equate patents with secrecy, that secrecy is what patents were designed to overcome. That’s why the formula for Coca-Cola was never patented. They kept it as a trade secret, and they’ve outlasted patent laws by 80 years or more.Craig Venter
We know virtually all of the genes known to mammals. We do not know all of the combinations.Craig Venter
My early years were hardly a model of focus, discipline, and direction. No one who met me as a teenager could have imagined my going into research and making important discoveries. No one could have predicted the arc of my career.Craig Venter
I was a horrible student. I really hated school.Craig Venter
I see, in the future, bioengineered almost everything you can imagine that we use.Craig Venter