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Collins' Resignation from NHGRI Tops Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Articles from Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb Daily News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, May 30.
 
1) Francis Collins to Step Down from NHGRI (from May 28)
 
2) Pacific Biosciences Acquires Li-Cor's Single Molecule Sequencing Technology (from May 27)
 
3) Invitrogen Eyes Additional Instrument Offerings, Transplant Dx Market (from May 27)
 
4) NIH Adds $533M to Clinical and Translational Science Push (May 29)
 
5) Applied Biosystems, Biocrates Ink Co-marketing Pact (from May 29)
 
 
The Scan

Study Tracks Off-Target Gene Edits Linked to Epigenetic Features

Using machine learning, researchers characterize in BMC Genomics the potential off-target effects of 19 computed or experimentally determined epigenetic features during CRISPR-Cas9 editing.

Coronary Artery Disease Risk Loci, Candidate Genes Identified in GWAS Meta-Analysis

A GWAS in Nature Genetics of nearly 1.4 million coronary artery disease cases and controls focused in on more than 200 candidate causal genes, including the cell motility-related myosin gene MYO9B.

Multiple Sclerosis Contributors Found in Proteome-Wide Association Study

With a combination of genome-wide association and brain proteome data, researchers in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology tracked down dozens of potential multiple sclerosis risk proteins.

Quality Improvement Study Compares Molecular Tumor Boards, Central Consensus Recommendations

With 50 simulated cancer cases, researchers in JAMA Network Open compared molecular tumor board recommendations with central consensus plans at a dozen centers in Japan.