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Myers' Plans to Leave Stanford Genome Center and Other Personnel News 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, Sept. 14.
 
1. Myers to Leave Stanford Genome Center for HudsonAlpha; Watkins Takes Helm of Maryland Life Science Board; Lindenbergh to Chair Agendia Supervisory Board; and Others (from Sept. 14)
 
2. European Science Foundation Proposes 'Massive' Systems Biology Program; Aebersold's on Board (from Sept. 11)
 
3. Illumina to Handle Genotyping for Two Large Cancer Research UK Projects (from Sept. 12)
 
4. NHGRI Sets Aside $20M-Plus to Fund $100K-, $1K-Genome Studies in FY08 (from Sept. 13)
 
5. University of Delaware-Led Team to Use Illumina Sequencer in Rice Epigenetics Study (from Sept. 12)
The Scan

Genetic Risk Factors for Hypertension Can Help Identify Those at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Genetically predicted high blood pressure risk is also associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk, a new JAMA Cardiology study says.

Circulating Tumor DNA Linked to Post-Treatment Relapse in Breast Cancer

Post-treatment detection of circulating tumor DNA may identify breast cancer patients who are more likely to relapse, a new JCO Precision Oncology study finds.

Genetics Influence Level of Depression Tied to Trauma Exposure, Study Finds

Researchers examine the interplay of trauma, genetics, and major depressive disorder in JAMA Psychiatry.

UCLA Team Reports Cost-Effective Liquid Biopsy Approach for Cancer Detection

The researchers report in Nature Communications that their liquid biopsy approach has high specificity in detecting all- and early-stage cancers.