BC's Holt Pushes Ahead With Synthetic Bio | GenomeWeb

If anyone can build a microbe from scratch, it’s Rob Holt. A leader in the sequencing revolution — Holt was at Celera in the early days, and has authored several major sequencing initiatives — he is a first mover to rebuild a microbial genome. Holt now spends his days as head of sequencing at the BC Cancer Research Centre in Vancouver, leading efforts to create the first free-living microbe.

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