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Noun1.Ventner - United States geneticist who published the complete base sequences for all the genes of a free-living organism, the influenza bacterium; later led team that developed a first draft of the entire human genome (born in 1946)
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He will be hoping for a sense of dA@jA vu as he coaches the Italian forwards alongside Conor O'Shea, Mike Catt and Brendan Ventner in their Championship opener at home to defending champions, England.
Previous coaches include some stellar names - Wayne Shelford, Bath's Mike Ford and new England supremo Eddie Jones as well as the controversial South African Brendan Ventner.
The warning comes after the Gazette reported how Gavin Ventner, 27, was facing a lengthy spell behind bars for engaging in sexual activity with a 14-year-old Stockton girl he groomed online.
What a relief it will be when the only coaching tips Henson gets will come from either Sarries rugby director Brendan Ventner or Wales' Warren Gatland.
The undeniable creativity of Craig Ventner and his associates who claim to have "created" a synthetic life form?
Replacements: Rimmer, Whitehead, Ventner, McGlone, Gillanders, Slater, Dorrian.
With Uwic enjoying a 100 per cent home record and visitors Fleur de Lys yet to record an away point, an upset seemed very unlikely, but Fleur edged to a splendid 17-16 win thanks to tries from Peter Morris and Dave Ventner.
The Institute, led by Craig Ventner, leveraged Ventner's research at the National Institutes of Health which allowed researchers to rapidly identify the genes expressed by different cell populations (6, 7).
Brendan Ventner's in-form side are 80 minutes away from a Twickenham final as they count down to next Sunday's last four meeting with Harlequins at The Stoop.
"The explosion in mad cow disease should have been paralleled by a rise in cases of its human form if one caused the other," said Dr Ventner.