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PerkinElmer s Restructuring Tops List of Most-Read GenomeWeb News Stories for Week Ended July 15

NEW YORK, July 18 (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, July 15.


1. PerkinElmer 'Shifts Resources,' Lays Off Staffers, and Incurs $9M in Charges (from July 11)

2. Sigma-Aldrich Restructures Business Units After Six-Month Market Study (from July 12)

3. Roche and GE Healthcare Partner on Alzheimer's Drug-Response Study (from July 11)

4. Four Institutes Sequence Three Major Parasite Genomes, Identify 'Core' of 6,200 Conserved Genes (from July 14)

5. CombiMatrix Molecular Adds to Management; Douglas Liu Joins Qiagen from Bayer; Trevor Hawkins Becomes Director of Tm Bioscience; Eric Jakobsson Resigns from NIGMS' Center for Bioinformatics; and Others (from July 13)


[This new GenomeWeb News feature will appear Monday mornings, or Tuesday if there is a US holiday. - Ed.]

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Study Links Genetic Risk for ADHD With Alzheimer's Disease

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