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Genetics Entrepreneur Jonathan Rothberg Wins CT Medal of Technology
Date:5/18/2010

HARTFORD, Conn., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jonathan M. Rothberg, chairman, CEO and founder of Guilford-based Ion Torrent, has been named the 2010 winner of the Connecticut Medal of Technology for his development of innovative genomic technology.

Dr. Rothberg is the founder of four genomics companies in his home state of Connecticut and has dedicated his life to developing sequencing technology that will help improve the health of people around the world. By focusing his efforts in Connecticut, he has brought jobs, opportunity and innovation to the state.

Frank W. Ridley, chairman of the Board of Governors for Higher Education, will present the award at the annual meeting of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering at the Hartford Marriott Downtown Hotel on May 20th.

In 1991, Rothberg founded New Haven-based CuraGen, one of the first companies to develop drugs based on genomics. In 2004, he founded 454 Life Sciences, based in Branford, which pioneered an entirely new way to sequence genomes. Rothberg founded Ion Torrent in 2007 and is also founder of the Rothberg Center for Childhood diseases and chairman and co-founder of RainDance Technologies, a provider of innovative microdroplet-based solutions that accelerate human health and disease research.

Ion Torrent has pioneered an entirely new approach to genetic sequencing that enables a direct connection between chemical and digital information on a semiconductor chip. The result is a sequencing system that is simpler, faster, more cost effective and
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