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DeCode Layoffs Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, March 7.
 
1. DeCode Lays Off 14 Percent of Staff to Conserve Cash (from March 4)
 
2. Affy to Relocate Array Manufacturing to Singapore in Cost-Cutting Plan (from March 3)
 
3. Venter Joins Harvard as Visiting Scholar, Lucier Gets a Raise, MDRNA Names SAB, and More (from March 7)
 
4. House Passes Genetic Discrimination Bill Tucked into Mental Health Act (from March 6)
 
5. Researchers Start Untangling Warfarin Pharmacogenomics (from March 6)
The Scan

Germline-Targeting HIV Vaccine Shows Promise in Phase I Trial

A National Institutes of Health-led team reports in Science that a broadly neutralizing antibody HIV vaccine induced bnAb precursors in 97 percent of those given the vaccine.

Study Uncovers Genetic Mutation in Childhood Glaucoma

A study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation ties a heterozygous missense variant in thrombospondin 1 to childhood glaucoma.

Gene Co-Expression Database for Humans, Model Organisms Gets Update

GeneFriends has been updated to include gene and transcript co-expression networks based on RNA-seq data from 46,475 human and 34,322 mouse samples, a new paper in Nucleic Acids Research says.

New Study Investigates Genomics of Fanconi Anemia Repair Pathway in Cancer

A Rockefeller University team reports in Nature that FA repair deficiency leads to structural variants that can contribute to genomic instability.