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Jim Greaves, Robert Wayman, Leroy Hood

ITI Life Sciences has appointed Jim Greaves to the post of director of marketing and communications, ITI said this week.
 
Greaves arrives at ITI from CXR Biosciences, where he served as director of business development.
 
Greaves formerly was director of European marketing for Invitrogen.
 

 
Robert Wayman, former executive vice president and CFO of Hewlett-Packard, has been elected to the board of directors of Affymetrix.
 

 
Leroy Hood has joined the board of directors at NimbleGen Systems, the company said this week. Hood also will take over the chair on the company’s scientific advisory board.
 
Hood is co-founder and president of the Institute for Systems Biology.

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.