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NHGRI Sequencing Grantees 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, Dec. 1.
 
1. Flush With NHGRI Cash, Three Sequencing Centers Prepare to Incorporate New Sequencing Technologies (from Nov. 27)
 
2. Genomics Research to Play Role in $390M Aussie Gov't Biotech Initiative (from Nov. 27)
 
3. ABI Founder Joins Singulex Board; Alpha Innotech Hires Global Sales VP; NHLBI Director Wins Personalized Medicine Prize; and Others (from Dec. 1)
 
4. FDA to Update PGx Guidance to Address Technical Issues; Seeks Industry Comment on Draft Recommendations (from Nov. 27)
 
5. NHLBI Looking for Partners to Build Cardiovascular Biomarker Consortium (from Nov. 29)
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Researchers Compare WGS, Exome Sequencing-Based Mendelian Disease Diagnosis

Investigators find a diagnostic edge for whole-genome sequencing, while highlighting the cost advantages and improving diagnostic rate of exome sequencing in EJHG.

Researchers Retrace Key Mutations in Reassorted H1N1 Swine Flu Virus With Avian-Like Features

Mutations in the acidic polymerase-coding gene boost the pathogenicity and transmissibility of Eurasian avian-like H1N1 swine influenza viruses, a PNAS paper finds.

Genome Sequences Reveal Evolutionary History of South America's Canids

An analysis in PNAS of South American canid species' genomes offers a look at their evolutionary history, as well as their relationships and adaptations.

Lung Cancer Response to Checkpoint Inhibitors Reflected in Circulating Tumor DNA

In non-small cell lung cancer patients, researchers find in JCO Precision Oncology that survival benefits after immune checkpoint blockade coincide with a dip in ctDNA levels.