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Gilbert's Departure from ABI and Other Personnel Moves Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Stories Last Week

Gilbert’s Departure from ABI and other People Moves 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, Aug. 3.
1. Gilbert Leaves ABI; Stryer Awarded Medal of Science; Donahue Joins Gene Logic; and Others (from Aug. 3)
2. NHGRI Awards $15M to Drive Development of Next-Gen Sequencing Technology (from Aug. 1)
3. Duke to Create Systems Biology Center Through $14.5M NIGMS Grant (from July 30)
4. Invitrogen’s Q2 Revenue Rises 13 Percent as Profit Doubles (from Aug. 2)
5. GATC Biotech Adding ABI's SOLiD Sequencer to Next-Gen Buffet (from July 31)
The Scan

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Survey Sees Genetic Literacy on the Rise, Though Further Education Needed

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Study Reveals Molecular, Clinical Features in Colorectal Cancer Cases Involving Multiple Primary Tumors

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FarGen Phase One Sequences Exomes of Nearly 500 From Faroe Islands

The analysis in the European Journal of Human Genetics finds few rare variants and limited geographic structure among Faroese individuals.