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J. Craig Venter, 1964 Mills Graduate and World-Renowned Biologist, Comes to Mills on January 25th

Mr. Craig Venter - 1964 Grad and Renowned BiologistJ. CRAIG VENTER, Ph.D., is a 1964 graduate of Mills High and a world-renowned biologist known for his contributions in genomics, including sequencing the first draft human genome, the first complete diploid human genome and the construction of the first synthetic bacterial cell and first minimal synthetic cell. He struggled to graduate, and was on no one’s list of “Most Likely to Succeed,” but yet he did. Hear him speak about what motivated him and what drove him to succeed despite the odds stacked against him. LEARN ABOUT Craig’s years of growing up in Millbrae, his challenges with school, his motivation to succeed, and his science--past, present and future. Details: Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, Mills High School Auditorium, FREE and open-to-the-public, 2pm Special Student Assembly with a 6:30pm Community Presentation. See the English, Spanish and Chinese flyers for more information.

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis Published:1/10/17
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