The National Academy of Engineering has awarded Leroy Hood the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize of $500,000 for his work in automating DNA sequencing. Hood was a key proponent of the Human Genome Project and he is the president and co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle. He has also helped launch companies such as Amgen and Applied Biosystems.
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