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SFBR's Gifts for Sequencer, Compute Cluster and 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, Aug. 17.
1. San Antonio Lab Hauls in $1.3M in Gifts for Illumina Sequencer, Compute Cluster (from Aug. 14)
2. FDA Updates Warfarin Label to Explain Genetic Links to Response; Says Change Not Meant As 'Directive' for Doctors (from Aug. 16)
3. NHGRI Sets Aside $27.5M for Population-Based GWA Studies for 'Complex Diseases' (from Aug. 13)
4. Nanosphere Files for IPO; Hopes to Raise at Least $90M (from Aug. 14)
5. Stratagene Buy, LC/MS Sales Contribute to 19-Percent Revenue Growth in Agilent's Bio-Analytical Unit (from Aug. 15)
The Scan

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.