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Scientist disputes company's DNA decoding claim

...to map the human genetic code has disputed a private company's claim to have already reached that target. Dr. Francis Collins of the publicly funded Human Genome Project claims Celera Genomics, which last week announced it had finished the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/11/tec_286935.shtml
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One-third of human gene map completed

...and are on schedule to complete and verify the entire biological blueprint by 2003, officials said Tuesday. Dr. Francis Collins, head of the National Human Genome Research Institute, said that 1 billion of the 3 billion chemical base pairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/24/tec_275856.shtml
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Scientists lower number of human genes

...reduced from just three years ago. "We (humans) don't look very impressive in the competition," said Dr. Francis Collins, co-author of the new analysis by the international group that decoded the human genome. The new estimate is 20...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/21/liv_431898.shtml
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NIH to create map of cancer's genetic makeup

...and behind the front lines and enumerate the complete list of genomic insurgents that lead to cancer," said Dr. Francis Collins, the National Institutes of Health's genetics chief, in announcing the project's first phase Tuesday. The project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/14/liv_32337.shtml
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Panel sees little merit in Maher film

...and the usefulness of belief. No religion is spared. Mr. Maher interviews believers and nonbelievers: scientist Francis Collins, an evangelical Christian; Ken Ham, the founder of Answers in Genesis, which funds the Creation Museum; a man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/17/met_514907.shtml
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Human genome map nearly complete

...be nothing less than a "book of life," said Dr. Francis Collins, head of the government's own, competing effort...of the National Human Genome Research Institute, Francis Collins oversees the U.S. National Institutes of Health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/22/tec_285289.shtml
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Tests could personalize drugs

...and which Alzheimer's patients should try tacrine. "This is an enormously exciting new frontier," said Dr. Francis Collins, genetics chief of the National Institutes of Health, which is launching a $30 million, three-year program to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/17/tec_231142.shtml
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Clarke County deputy dies in wreck

...in Eatonton. The driver of the pickup, 59-year-old William Randolph Collins of Mableton, and his wife, Mary Francis Collins, 61, were taken to Oconee Regional Medical Center in Milledgeville, where they were treated and released. No charges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/26/met_290169.shtml
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Genome findings lay groundwork for decades of research

...similar genes might also be involved in disease. The consortium's paper reports it found 286 such matches. Dr. Francis Collins, a co-author of the consortium paper and director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, recalls it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/14/tec_306765.shtml
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Human genome count disputed

...expects the gene inventory to fall between 30,000 and 40,000. "That's a surprisingly small number," added Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute. And last June, in the journal Nature Genetics, two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/18/tec_302411.shtml
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