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Ronald Lowy, Sue Siegel, David Agus, Mari Baker, David Brailer, John Doerr, Dana Mead

Ronald Lowy has joined the board of directors of Helicos BioSciences, the company said this week. He is the former president and CEO of Fisher Biosciences, a division of Fisher Scientific (now Thermo Fisher Scientific). Prior to that, he was president of global connectivity solutions for ADC Telecommunications. He also served as president and chief operating officer at Krone.
 

 
Sue Siegel, former president of Affymetrix and currently a partner of Mohr Davidow Ventures, has been named to the board of directors of Navigenics.
 
The other members of the board are David Agus, a company cofounder; Mari Baker, Navigenics’ president and CEO; David Brailer, chairman of Health Evolution Partners; John Doerr, a partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers; Dana Mead, also a partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.