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Dublin Proteomics Center to Open this Week

NEW YORK, June 1 (GenomeWeb News) - The Conway Institute Proteome Research Center - a new facility located on the Belfield campus of University College Dublin - will mark its launch later this week with a symposium on June 3 and 4. 


The center will be led by Stephen Pennington, chair of proteomics at UCD, and its research will focus on identifying new biological markers of disease and possible targets for therapy.


The symposium agenda is available here.

The Scan

Booster for At-Risk

The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for people over 65 or at increased risk.

Preprints OK to Mention Again

Nature News reports the Australian Research Council has changed its new policy and now allows preprints to be cited in grant applications.

Hundreds of Millions More to Share

The US plans to purchase and donate 500 million additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses, according to the Washington Post.

Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia

In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more.