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People in the News: Dec 7, 2010

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Martin Madaus has joined the board of directors for array maker Quanterix. Madaus recently was president, CEO, and chairman for Millipore, and before that he was president and CEO at Roche Diagnostics and vice president of business development for Roche Molecular Diagnostics. He currently is a director of the Massachusetts High Technology Council.


Sharps Compliance has appointed Ramsey Hashem to the newly established role of chief operating officer. Hashem joins Sharps from Affymetrix, where he served as senior vice president of global commercial operations from 2007 to 2010. Before that, Hashem spent six years with GE Healthcare.

The Scan

UK Funds to Stay Ahead of Variants

The UK has announced a further £29.3 million to stay on top of SARS-CoV-2 variants, the Guardian reports.

Push for Access

In a letter, researchers in India seek easier access to COVID-19 data, Science reports.

Not as Cold

Late-stage trial results are expected soon for an RNA-based vaccine that could help meet global demand as it does not require very cold storage, the New York Times writes.

Genome Research Papers on Microbes' Effects on Host Transfer RNA, Honeybee Evolution, Single-Cell Histones

In Genome Research this week: influence of microbes on transfer RNA patterns, evolutionary relationships of honeybees, and more.