Science Education

Death: Frederick Sanger (Father of Genomics)

Anyone who works in molecular biology has heard of “Sanger sequencing”, which is a really useful method of sequencing DNA, one base at a time, using “chain terminators”. This method is named after Frederick Sanger, who recently passed away.

Here’s a cool video which explains Sanger sequencing.

Check out the BBC’s obituary for more details.

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