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Pac Bio Proof-of-Concept Paper 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, Nov. 21.
1) Pac Bio Publishes Proof-of-Concept Paper on Single-Molecule Sequencing Technology (from Nov. 20)
2) Illumina to Seek FDA Clearance, CLIA Certification in '09 (from Nov. 17)
3) ABI Shareholders Overwhelmingly Elect to Receive Cash in Merger (from Nov. 20)
4) Life Technologies, Bio-Rad to Join S&P Indexes (from Nov. 18)
5) International Cancer Genome Consortium Announces Eight New Projects (from Nov. 19)
The Scan

Suicidal Ideation-Linked Loci Identified Using Million Veteran Program Data

Researchers in PLOS Genetics identify risk variants within and across ancestry groups with a genome-wide association study involving veterans with or without a history of suicidal ideation.

Algorithm Teases Out Genetic Ancestry in Individuals at Biobank Scale

Researchers develop an algorithm known as Rye to tease apart ancestry fractions in admixed individuals at a biobank-scale, applying it to 488,221 UK Biobank participants in Nucleic Acids Research.

Multi-Ancestry Analysis Highlights Comparable Common Variants at Complex Trait-Linked Loci

Researchers in Nature Genetics examine common variants implicated in more than three dozen conditions, estimating genetic effect similarities across ancestry tracts in admixed individuals.

Sick Newborns Selected for WGS With Automated Pipeline

Researchers successfully prioritized infants with potential Mendelian conditions for whole-genome sequencing or rapid whole-genome sequencing, as they report in Genome Medicine.