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Helix Hucksters


Genome Technology readers might have noticed some of their colleagues popping up in ad campaigns in the mainstream business press lately: Howard Cash for the State of Michigan (below), Claire Fraser for Microsoft, and, of course, her husband for Compaq. Should Honda, New Orleans, or Corona beer be looking for spokespeople, GT has a few more suggestions from this industry’s ranks.

The Scan

Boosters Chasing Variants

The New York Times reports that an FDA advisory panel is to weigh updated booster vaccines for COVID-19.

Not Yet

The World Health Organization says monkeypox is not yet a global emergency, the Washington Post reports.

More Proposed for Federal Research

Science reports that US House of Representatives panels are seeking to increase federal research funding.

PLOS Papers on Breast Cancer Metastasis, Left-Sided Cardiac Defects, SARS-CoV-2 Monitoring

In PLOS this week: link between breast cancer metastasis and CLIC4, sequencing analysis of left-sided cardiac defects, and more.