President Barack Obama will nominate gene guru Francis Collins to head the National Institutes of Health.
Obama to nominate gene guru Francis Collins to lead NIH
An Obama administration official says Collins, arguably the nation's most influential geneticist, is the president's soon-to-be-announced pick. The official spoke on condition of anonymity pending the formal announcement.
The folksy Collins helped lead the breakthrough unraveling of the human genetic code, famously calling it “the book of human life.”
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