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Robert Tjian has been named the new president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, reports the New York Times. Tijan, a molecular biologist at UC Berkeley, will replace current president Thomas Cech on April 1, 2009. HHMI doles out grant funding to more than 350 scientists worth some $700 million annually, the article says.

 

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Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.