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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Kathy Hudson, director of the Genetics and Public Policy Center at Johns Hopkins University, will leave the center to join National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins as his chief of staff. Current GPPC Deputy Director Joan Scott will take over the directorship role from Hudson, who had previously worked with Collins at the National Human Genome Research Institute.

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.