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Tiverton Centenarian Recruited for Genetics Contest That Could Unlock Secrets of Longevity

Tiverton Centenarian Recruited for Genetics Contest That Could Unlock Secrets of Longevity

By Wicked Local Lexington on March 19, 2012

A hundred centenarians are being chosen worldwide to voluntarily contribute their DNA to the Archon Genomics X PRIZE competition, presented by Medco, a health care and research company based in New Jersey. It is a competition of world-class teams from genotyping companies that will compete to quickly, accurately and affordably sequence the genomes of the 100 centenarians.

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