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The Embarrassing, Destructive Fight Over Biotech's Big Breakthrough

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Credit: Scott Brundage

A defining moment in modern biology occurred on July 24, 1978, when biotechnology pioneer Robert Swanson, who had recently co-founded Genentech, brought two young scientists to dinner with Thomas Perkins, the legendary venture capitalist.

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