NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Francis Collins and J. Craig Venter have landed on USA Today’s 25th anniversary list of the 25 most influential people over the past 25 years for their contributions to mapping the human genome.
USA Today said that Collins’ and Venter’s work in mapping the genome earns them spots four and five, respectively. Those ranks place the biologists one spot ahead of Osama bin Laden and one spot behind Oprah Winfrey.

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