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Jasmin Chua, Diana Jong, Jaymes Leavitt

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Jasmin Chua (“Biz to bio, Eisenburger heads for AlgoNomics and best of both worlds,” p. 24), an editorial intern at GT, is a graduate student majoring in biomedical journalism at New York University. She barely survives on a diet of ramen and coffee-flavored drainwater.

Most people are impressed when Diana Jong (“ISCB names many-hatted Bourne president,” p. 22) tells them she studied astrophysics in college, but if it was that impressive to her, she probably wouldn’t be interning at GT. While she misses the dental plan she had at Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md., she still has (just) enough time to care for her teeth while pursuing a master’s degree in science writing at New York University.

This month’s photos of Michael Foley (front cover and p. 43) mark Jaymes Leavitt’s seventh cover for Genome Technology. A photographer working out of Boston, Jaymes also has been published in US News and World Report, Forbes, Marie Clair, and the London Daily Mail. His work was featured recently in a group show at the Monique Goldstrum Gallery in New York City.

The Scan

Rise of BA.5

The New York Times reports that the Omicron subvariant BA.5 has become the dominant version of SARS-CoV-2 in the US.

UK Health Secretary Resigns

Sajid Javid, the UK health secretary, resigned along with Chancellor Rishi Sunak, saying they cannot work with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government, CNN reports.

Clones From Freeze-Dried Cells

A team in Japan has cloned mice from freeze-dried skin cells, according to the Guardian.

Genome Research Papers on Craniosynostosis, Macaque Retrotransposition, More

In Genome Research this week: structural variants in craniosynostosis, LINE-1 activity in rhesus macaque brain, and more.