Eric S. Lander

Eric S. Lander was one of the principal leaders of the Human Genome Project, which from 1990–2003 mapped the human genetic code. He serves as President and Founding Director of the Broad Institute, a research institution that brings together 1,800 scientists to tackle important challenges in biomedicine. Lander is also a professor at Harvard and MIT, where he continues to teach freshmen.

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Eric S. Lander

Why I Teach

by Eric S. Lander

Two defense attorneys ask for help from an unlikely source - a scientist. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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