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The Eye on DNA blog has a post listing salary data for positions in the genomics field. Blogger Hsien-Hsien Lei uses a few sources to find, for instance, that microarray software engineers make an average of $88,400, while a molecular biology research associate earns about $45,000. Other positions listed include bioinformatics scientist, clinical lab scientist, statistical genetics analyst, cytogenetic technologist, and more. GTO's not sure these stats are solid enough to take into your next review, but they're worth a look.


The Scan

mRNA-Based Vaccine on the Way in China

China may soon have its own mRNA-based vaccine, according to Nature News.

Arranged Killing, Fraud Alleged by Prosecutors

The Wall Street Journal reports that prosecutors allege that the co-founder of a biotech arranged to have a business associate who threatened to expose him as a fraud killed.

Whirlwind Decade of CRISPR

The New York Times looks back at the 10 years since the University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues published their CRISPR paper.

PNAS Papers on Blue Cone Monochromacy Structural Variants, HIV-1 Mutant, T-ALL

In PNAS this week: structural variants linked to blue cone monochromacy, HIV-1 variants affecting the matrix protein p17, and more.