Since first attending the Marco Island conference two years ago, Meredith Salisbury has been hearing increased concern from scientists at midsize genome sequencing centers. With the Human Genome Project wrapping up, those concerns are meeting reality, prompting her story, “Survival of the Fittest?” (p. 30). This year, Salisbury headed back to Marco Island but dreaded seeing Rick Wilson, who would undoubtedly make fun of her alma mater’s lackluster football post-season.
Brent Nicastro photographed Michael Giddings (Model.org, p. 25) in a Madison, Wis., park while Giddings visited the area recently. Nicastro’s image of John Devereux appeared on our cover in February, 2002. Brent’s photos have appeared in more than 300 publications throughout the world, including Time, People, USA Today, Elle, Money and Parade. Madison, his 1999 book of images of the Wisconsin capital, is in its fourth printing.