Video: 'The $1,000 Genome' Author Kevin Davies Brings Genes To Life as Part of Davis Lecture

Published on October 15, 2010 by Nathan Troost  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXe74r7eYQw 

Dr. Kevin Davies delivered the annual J. Roderick Davis Lecture Thursday evening, Oct. 14.  The event, sponsored by Samford's Howard College of Arts and Sciences, was one of several this week giving insight to the pros and cons of advances in genetic research.  The author of multiple books including his latest, The $1,000 Genome, spent the day with students before presenting his lecture.  This video includes a one-on-one interview with Davies as well as highlights from the week.

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