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The Land of Lincoln


They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and in the case of Lincoln Stein, necessity inadvertently gave birth to one of the most influential bioinformaticists to date. It may be hard to believe, but Stein, now a professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, happened upon bioinformatics as a graduate student when he could not afford the $15 monthly fee charged by Harvard's biology department to analyze a nematode gene sequence.

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