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How did Eric Lander go from being an extremely talented and accomplished mathematician to making one of the most important contributions to the field of genetics? We take a look back at Lander’s life: a man described as “young, but in charge,” and eager to solve some of life’s great mysteries.
Check out Eric Lander in Cancer’s Last Stand? The Genome Solution
Eric Lander was one of the principal leaders of the Human Genome Project, which from 1990-2003 mapped the human genetic code. He has pioneered the application of genomics to the understanding human disease. Lander serves as President and Founding Director of the Broad Institute.Read More