Eric Schadt's Network

Pacific Biosciences's Eric Schadt doesn't want to be just a scientist, says this fast-paced Esquire piece, he wants to be a "master of information." Since the one-gene-at-a-time approach doesn't seem to be working, Schadt says, why not look at many genes and proteins and their networks? "The networks between genes and proteins turn out to be organized socially, like human networks, and so human social networks will be required to understand them ...

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