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MediBic Inks Deal with Crystal Genomics

NEW YORK, Aug 2 (GenomeWeb News) - Japanese genomics and informatics services firm MediBic has formed a business collaboration with Korean bio-venture firm Crystal Genomics, Japan's Corporate News Network reported last week.

 

According to JCNN, the companies will work on expanding their businesses and expect to contribute to drug discovery activities in Korea and Japan.

 

The Scan

J&J Booster Support

A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times.

To Keep the Cases Moving

The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases.

NAS Expels Archaeologist

Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences.

PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil

In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.