Archon X Prize For Genomics

An October 4th posting on the Methuselah Foundation Blog announced a $10 million genomics research prize for DNA sequencing:
“We at the Methuselah Foundation are pleased to note the launch of the X Prize Foundation’s latest initiative: a $10 million genomics research prize aimed at speeding the advance of DNA sequencing. Like the cost of processing power for the computing industry, the cost of DNA sequencing is a marker for broad progress in the biotechnology revolution: the cheaper it becomes, the more can be done to advance medicine, health and longevity.”

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