Coming to Ebay: Bid on complete personal genome sequence

Announcing the first EVER charity auction of whole genome sequence. Ebay auction runs April 24th-May 4th. From the sponsors: “The X PRIZE Foundation, an educational nonprofit prize institute which awards $10million prizes for radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity, and Knome, Inc., a leading personal genomics company, are working together to provide this unique opportunity. Through this special charity auction you will have the opportunity to accelerate the field of personalized medicine and join an elite group of genomic pioneers by receiving a comprehensive private analysis and interpretation of your very own whole genome sequence and more!”

Min Bid: $68,000

FYI: DNA Day is April 25 (Created by Congress in 2003 to commemorate the completion of the Human Genome Project and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the DNA double helix structure.)