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Expected Nonrenewals for NHGRI Sequencing Grants Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb 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, Nov. 10.
 
1. NHGRI Expected Not to Renew Agencourt's, Venter's Sequencing Grants (from Nov. 6)
2. In About-Face, Gene Logic Plans to Sell Preclinical Business (from Nov. 9)
3. Large Dutch Genotyping Study to Use Illumina BeadStations, HumanHap550 BeadChips (from Nov. 8)
4. Invitrogen Creates New Sales Position; Ciphergen Names New CFO; Aebersold and Hood New EMBO Members; and Others (from Nov. 10)
5. NIDDK's Genomics Lab Will Now Offer Microarray Services to All of NIH (from Nov. 8)
The Scan

Just Breathing

A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports.

Just Like This One

NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna.

Slow Start

The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000.

Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer

In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.