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An All-Star in the Spotlight

Washington University's in-house newspaper has a good profile of Elaine Mardis. If you've never gotten to know the genome center's co-director and sequencing guru, it's worth a read -- if for no other reason than to know that she's got a black belt in tae kwon do and it is probably unwise to make sudden movements near her at conferences.

 

The Scan

Could Cost Billions

NBC News reports that the new Alzheimer's disease drug from Biogen could cost Medicare in the US billions of dollars.

Not Quite Sent

The Biden Administration likely won't meet its goal of sending 80 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad by the end of the month, according to the Washington Post.

DTC Regulation Proposals

A new report calls on UK policymakers to review direct-to-consumer genetic testing regulations, the Independent reports.

PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy

In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more.