Edward Benz, Jr., was named president of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in the summer of 2000, and one of the things he’s had to think about since then has been maintaining the center’s edge in genomics. Formerly a department chair at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Benz took some time to talk with GT’s Meredith Salisbury about why it’s important for Dana-Farber to be in the field — and its plan for a new center for genomics research.

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