An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15849 entries, 13787 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 28, 2023

VENTER, John Craig

6 entries
  • 6886

Complementary DNA sequencing: "expressed sequence tags" and the human genome project.

Science, 252, 1651-1656 , 1991.

Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) for DNA sequencing. By Adams, M.D., Kelley, J.M., Gocayne, J.D., Dubnick, M., Polymeropoulos, M.H., Xiao, H., Merril, C.R., Wu, A., Olde, B., Moreno, R., Kerlavage, A.R., McCombie, W.R., and Venter, J.C.



Subjects: BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY › Genomics
  • 11343

Whole-genome random sequencing and assembly of Haemophilus influenzae Rd.

Science, 269, 496-512, 1995.

First sequence of the complete genome of a free-living non-viral organism—Haemophilus influenzae—the bacterium that causes lower respiratory tract infections and meningitis in infants and young children. This genome consisted of 1,830,137 base pairs. Order of authorship in the original publication: Fleischmann, Adams, White....Smith, Venter. 

Digital facsimile from biology.iupui.edu at this link.



Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Negative Bacteria › Haemophilus, BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY › Genomics › Pathogenomics, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Influenza, NEUROLOGY › Inflammatory Conditions › Cerebrospinal Meningitis, PEDIATRICS
  • 11342

Complete genome sequence of treponema pallidum, the syphilis spirochete.

Science, 281, 375-388, 1998.

Order of authorship in the original publication: Fraser, Norris, Weinstock....Smith, Venter.  Sequence of the genome of the bacterium that causes syphilis.

(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference and its interpretation.)



Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Spirochetes › Treponema , BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY › Genomics › Pathogenomics, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES › Syphilis, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999
  • 6892

The sequence of the human genome.

Science, 291, 1304-1351, 2001.

Initial draft sequence of the human genome by Venter and the staff at Celera Genomics. The full text is available from Science at this link.



Subjects: BIOLOGY, BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY › Genomics
  • 7434

A life decoded. My genome: My life.

New York: Viking Penguin, 2007.


Subjects: BIOGRAPHY (Reference Works) › Autobiography, BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY › Genomics, BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY › History of Molecular Biology
  • 12965

The diploid genome sequence of an individual human.

PLoS Biology, 5, 2113-2144, 2007.

The first genome sequence of a single human (Craig Venter), including analysis and comments on his genetic markers, and their possible medical and prognosticating implications. 
(Order of authorship in the original publication: Levy, Sutton, Ng....Venter).
It has been estimated that the cost of sequencing the first human genome using first generation machines may have reached $100 million. Within a year the costs of sequencing a genome declined substantially. James Watson's genome, the second human genome sequenced, was accomplished in 2008 at a cost of $1.5 million. 
(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference and its interpretation.)



Subjects: BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY › Genomics