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Francis Collins – leader of the Human Genome Project, Director of the National Institutes of Health across three presidential administrations, and President Biden’s newly appointed Science Advisor – joins Brian Greene for a spirited and wide-ranging conversation on scientific exploration, the nature of life, and the perennial quest for purpose.
This program is part of the Big Ideas Series, which is supported, in part, by the John Templeton Foundation.
This program was presented as a premiere online event for the 2022 World Science Festival Brisbane.
Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, and is recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in his field of superstring theory. His books, The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos, and The Hidden Reality, have collectively spent 65 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list.Read More