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People in the News: Jun 1, 2010


Jack Goldstein has been named a member of Accuray's board of directors, the radiosurgery firm said recently.

Goldstein, an independent consultant, was most recently president and chief operating officer of Chiron. He was also general partner at Windamere Venture Partners, and, before that, president and CEO at Applied Imaging.

Goldstein serves on the board of directors of OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals and Orasure Technologies. He previously served on the boards of Applied Imaging, Immucor, and Illumina.

The Scan

Missed Early Cases

A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports.

Limited Journal Editor Diversity

A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist.

How Much of a Threat?

Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned.

PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs

In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.