The article "Biotech Companies, Researchers Venture Into Functional Genomics" (K.S. Brown, The Scientist, Nov. 25, 1996, page 1) inaccurately reported the history behind the coining of the term "functional genomics." In the interview, Corey Goodman correctly stated that the term was coined and trademarked by a team at Exelixis Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Cambridge, Mass., several years ago.

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