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The rush to sequence--and ultimately interpret--the genomes of humans and other species is driving the demand for researchers in certain key areas of the life sciences. With Rockville, Md.-based Celera Genomics Group's announcement early last month that the company had decoded 99 percent of the human genome, the need for genomic experts to mine the "rough draft" for useful sequences, and eventually proteins, seems all but certain.

In the race to finish sequencing the human genome, whether the effort is private...

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