‘In some way, the biotechnology industry has grown up with me’4 min read 03 Oct 2008, 01:15 AM IST
‘In some way, the biotechnology industry has grown up with me’
Hyderabad: Scientist Leroy Hood is best known for bringing engineering to biology—something that changed the way biologists work. He developed instruments such as protein and DNA sequencers and synthesizers as well as ink-jet technology for synthesizing DNA chips. Currently president of the Institute of Systems Biology in Seattle, US, he says he grew up with the biotechnology industry but it appears that, in some way, it is the industry that has grown up with him.