- David R. Bentley, Illumina Cambridge, Essex, UK (lead)
- Timothy J. Ley and Elaine R. Mardis, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri (co-leads)
- Jun Wang, Wei Wang, Ruiqiang Li, and Yingrui Li, Beijing Genomics Institute, Shenzhen, China (co-leads)
- Bentley, D. R., et al. "Accurate whole human genome sequencing using reversible terminator chemistry." Nature (November 6, 2008).
- Ley, T. J., et al. "DNA sequencing of a cytogenetically normal acute myeloid leukaemia genome." Nature (November 6, 2008).
- Wang, J., et al. "The diploid genome sequence of an Asian individual." Nature (November 6, 2008).
- J. Craig Venter (Evan Hurd Photography)
- James Watson (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)