From the column editor
On Launching the Biotechnology Column
ON the 27th anniversary of the dawn of biotechnology, the worlds of biology, medicine and agriculture have been changed forever. The combined efforts of Herbert Boyer at the University of California, San Francisco and Stanley Cohen at Stanford in 1978 led to the first transgenic creation-E. coli bacterium containing the human insulin gene- introducting a new way of looking at and treating disease.
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