James Watson Genome

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James Watson Genome

 The full genome of James D. Watson, one of the discoverers of the structure of DNA in 1953, has been publicized in May 2007

It was done by 454 Life Sciences

A copy of his genome, recorded on a pair of DVDs, was presented to Dr. Watson in a ceremony in Houston.

Richard Gibbs suggested the genome project, who is the director of the Human Genome Sequencing Center at the Baylor College of Medicine.

Jonathan Rothberg, founder of the company 454 Life Sciences carried out the sequencing.

Dr. Watson released his genome except apolipoprotein E gene.