Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

Physiome Sciences Appoints DeLisi to Scientific Advisory Board

NEW YORK, Dec 6 - Physiome Sciences said Wednesday it had appointed Charles DeLisi, to its scientific advisory board.

DeLisi, currently director of the All University Program in Bioinformatics at Boston University, is also a member of the Los Alamos National Laboratory and chairman of the board of scientific counselors for the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

  " We are delighted that Dr. DeLisi has joined Physiome's scientific advisory board, and that we have access to his expertise in the bioinformatics and genomic fields," Jeremy Levin, Chairman and CEO of Physiome Sciences, said in a statement.

Physiome Sciences is a privately held company based in Princeton, NJ. It develops software tools, proprietary databases, and web applications for simulating life processes.

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.