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NIST's Call for Advice on Personalized Medicine Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Articles Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb Daily News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, Jan. 2.
 
1. NIST Calls Personalized Medicine a 'Critical National Need,' Seeks Advice for New Funding Programs (from Jan. 2)
 
2. Mixed Bag for Life Science Tool Stocks in December (from Jan. 2)
 
3. Helicos to Pay Down $10M from Loan (from Dec. 30)
 
4. Thermo Fisher Buys Facility for $14M (from Jan. 2)
 
5. FDA Seeks Public Assessments of Next-Gen Sequencing, Bioinformatics Tools (from Dec. 30)
 
The Scan

Transcriptomic, Epigenetic Study Appears to Explain Anti-Viral Effects of TB Vaccine

Researchers report in Science Advances on an interferon signature and long-term shifts in monocyte cell DNA methylation in Bacille Calmette-Guérin-vaccinated infant samples.

DNA Storage Method Taps Into Gene Editing Technology

With a dual-plasmid system informed by gene editing, researchers re-wrote DNA sequences in E. coli to store Charles Dickens prose over hundreds of generations, as they recount in Science Advances.

Researchers Model Microbiome Dynamics in Effort to Understand Chronic Human Conditions

Investigators demonstrate in PLOS Computational Biology a computational method for following microbiome dynamics in the absence of longitudinally collected samples.

New Study Highlights Role of Genetics in ADHD

Researchers report in Nature Genetics on differences in genetic architecture between ADHD affecting children versus ADHD that persists into adulthood or is diagnosed in adults.