NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – President-elect Barack Obama has selected Broad Institute Founding Director Eric Lander and former NIH Director Harold Varmus to serve as co-chairs for the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
 
The two appointees were named along with two other high-ranking members of Obama’s science and technology team.
 

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