Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Francis S. Collins is one of the country’s leading geneticists and longtime head of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health. Known for his emphasis on ethics in genetic research, and for his discoveries of the genetic misspellings that result in cystic fibrosis, neurofibromatosis and Huntington’s disease, he is author of The Language of God.