PGP to Publish Initial Data Sets Next Month As Church Predicts $1,000 Genome in 2009

George Church, a professor of genetics and director of the center for computational genetics at Harvard, said the initial PGP data set will include DNA sequence information on 50,000 exons, and predicted that scientists will reach the $1,000 human genome next year: “You guys can hold me to this," he said.

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