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Good Luck, Claire!

Well, ClaireWatch 2007 is officially over. Congratulations to everyone who took University of Maryland School of Medicine in the betting pool -- you can go collect your winnings.

As our sister pub GenomeWeb Daily News reported yesterday, Claire Fraser-Liggett announced where she'll go after her last day as president of TIGR on April 20. She'll be launching the Institute of Genome Sciences at Maryland's Baltimore campus, where she'll report in May. Claire told GTO that several TIGR investigators, as well as their full labs, will be making the move with her.


The Scan

Billions for Antivirals

The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports.

NFT of the Web

Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports.

23andMe on the Nasdaq

23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported.

Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer

In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.