X PRIZE Foundation Appoints Genomics Director

Los Angeles-based X PRIZE Foundation, the nonprofit which was behind the Ansari X Prize, said Tuesday that it has appointed Marc Hodosh as senior director. Hodosh will head the group's $10M Archon X PRIZE for genomics. Hodosh was most recently a consultant to inventor Dean Kamen at DEKA Research & Development, and also was president of ID One, a facial technology recognition firm.