NEW YORK, Nov 2 – InforMax said Thursday it has appointed Leroy Hood chairman of its scientific advisory board.

" Lee's track record in biotechnology, and his many scientific and technological accomplishments, are well-known," Alex Titomirov, president and CEO of InforMax, said in a statement.

" We are very pleased that he has agreed to chair the InforMax Scientific Advisory Board and look forward to benefiting from his insights and experience in the years ahead,” Titomirov added.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.