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Bill Gates

A computer developer and entrepreneur and one of the richest people in the world. He became involved in computing in the middle and late 1970s and founded Microsoft. He was instrumental in developing DOS and the Windows operating systems. Gates helped make the personal computer accessible and affordable for most people, which revolutionized education, business, and many other fields. He also founded the Gates Foundation, a philanthropic organization.
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Hood was at the University of Washington, where he created the cross-disciplinary Department of Molecular Biotechnology and was the William Gates III Professor of Biomedical Sciences.
Leroy Hood, former William Gates III Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Washington, who founded the University's Department of Molecular Biotechnology in 1992.
Hood was the chair of the Molecular Biotechnology Department at the University of Washington and was the William Gates III Professor of Biomedical Sciences.