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JCVI's Plan to Sequence 10K Human Genomes Tops 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, Oct. 12.
1. New Venter Center Study Aims to Map 10K Human Genomes in 10 Years (from Oct. 11)
2. Bay Area Biotechs Poised to Win '07 VC Honors, But Living Costs Unnerve New Blood (from Oct. 8)
3. NHGRI Unveils Second Phase of ENCODE Project With $80M in Grants (from Oct. 9)
4. Invitrogen and HUPO Complete Mass-Spec Standard; Will Broadly Launch in Q1 '08 (from Oct. 11)
5. NHGRI Gives $11M to UNC and UPenn to Build ELSI Centers of Excellence (from Oct. 10)
The Scan

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.

Study Reveals Potential Sex-Specific Role for Noncoding RNA in Depression

A long, noncoding RNA called FEDORA appears to be a sex-specific regulator of major depressive disorder, affecting more women, researchers report in Science Advances.

New mRNA Vaccines Offer Hope for Fighting Malaria

A George Washington University-led team has developed mRNA vaccines for malaria that appear to provide protection in mice, as they report in NPJ Vaccines.

Unique Germline Variants Found Among Black Prostate Cancer Patients

Through an exome sequencing study appearing in JCO Precision Oncology, researchers have found unique pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants within a cohort of Black prostate cancer patients.