Human DNA to be synthesized within 5 years? 

The Human Genome Project was a huge win for science. It’s outcome: we are now able to read our DNA. Next up on the docket is writing our DNA. Dr. Jef Boeke is the director of the Institute for Systems Genetics at New York University. He expects scientists will be able to create artificial human DNA within 4-5 years. What happens after that? learn more