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Top 10 Articles on GenomeWeb in 2017: Supreme Court Ruling; FDA Guidelines for Precision Med; More

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – What were the articles that gained the most interest from GenomeWeb readers this past year? The list is a cross-section of our coverage including a US Supreme Court decision, FDA guidelines, coverage of the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, a notable acquisition, and a study of circulating tumor DNA for detecting early cancers, among others.

 Here are the top 10:

1)    Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Life Technologies in DNA Kit Component Case

2)    JPM Healthcare Day Two: 10x Genomics, Foundation Med, Quidel, Hologic, LabCorp, Nanostring, Bio-Rad

3)    FDA Releases Draft Guidelines to Clarify Regulatory Framework Supporting Precision Medicine

4)    Thermo Fisher Next-Gen Sequencing Panel Wins FDA Approval as Companion Test

5)    Illumina Launches NextSeq 550Dx, Expands Use of MiSeqDx

6)    Bio-Rad to Acquire RainDance Technologies

7)    Illumina Unveils New High-Throughput Sequencing Instrument at JP Morgan

8)    Counsyl Lays Off Oncology Sales Team

9)    FDA's Personalized Medicine Leader Leaving for Liquid Biopsy Startup Grail

10)  Sequencing of Circulating Tumor DNA Detects Early Cancers

The Scan

Highly Similar

Researchers have uncovered bat viruses that are highly similar to SARS-CoV-2, according to Nature News.

Gain of Oversight

According to the Wall Street Journal, the Biden Administration is considering greater oversight of gain-of-function research.

Lasker for mRNA Vaccine Work

The Scientist reports that researchers whose work enabled the development of mRNA-based vaccines are among this year's Lasker Award winners

PLOS Papers on Causal Variant Mapping, Ancient Salmonella, ALK Fusion Test for NSCLC

In PLOS this week: MsCAVIAR approach to map causal variants, analysis of ancient Salmonella, and more.