Catching Up with Some Rising Stars, the Push Toward Synthetic Biology, and the Growing Big Science Trend | GenomeWeb

Welcoming a new year often means looking back on the past to see how far we have come. In Genome Technology's February 2001 issue, we showcased 16 "rising stars of the new biology." Among them were Ewan Birney — "Britain's Bioinformatics Boy Wonder" — and Steven Brenner, who was then an assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley.

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