Calico will try to use machine learning to understand the complex biological processes involved in aging.
Large scale mouse aging genetics study
Jackson Laboratory (JAX), a nonprofit biomedical research institution, and Calico, a company focused on aging research and therapeutics, today announced a multi-year collaboration focused on applying mouse genetics to the study of aging.
Millions of public family trees and over one million genetic samples
AncestryDNA and Calico will work together to analyze and investigate the role of genetics and its influences in families experiencing unusual longevity using Ancestry’s proprietary databases, tools and algorithms. Calico will then focus its efforts to develop and commercialize any potential therapeutics that emerge from the analysis.
Together, they will evaluate anonymized data from millions of public family trees and a growing database of over one million genetic samples.
SOURCE - Calico