Mar 7, 2008

The first two persons who paid $350,000 for their genome

New York times reported this week on the first two Knome customers who paid $350,000 to get their full genome sequenced.

-- The first guy, Dan Stoicescu, is an executive of a Romania pharmaceutical company.
-- The second guy, is a Chinese executive signed with through Knome's business partner.

The rapid advance of genetic technology will result in a quick drop of the price tag. Soon, you do not need to be rich to see your genome! Even with the current technology, you can get your SNPs (a selection of your genome) done within $1,000!