NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – What were the articles that gained the most interest from GenomeWeb Daily News' readers last week? Here are the top five:

1) Studies Reveal New Prostate Cancer Mutation Profiles, Subtypes
2) GE Taps Former Affymetrix President Siegel to Lead Healthymagination
3) NHGRI, NICHD Plan $25M Newborn Sequencing Screening Grants Program
4) Smithsonian Museum to Launch Genomics Exhibit Supported by Life Technologies Foundation
5) Methylation Patterns in Pig Tissues Provide Clues to Obesity-Related Gene Regulation

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