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It Could Be the Highlight of Your Summer

Time to get psyched — and sign up! BioBarCamp is a mere three weeks away, and there are only 45 people registered to attend, with room for 55 more. At Pimm Attila Chordash lists all the attendees so far, including some from the systems biology community of scientist bloggers like Pedro Beltrao, Jason Bobe, Cameron Neylon, Deepak Singh, Ricardo Vidal, and Andrew Yates.

The Scan

Vaccine Update Recommended

A US Food and Drug Administration panel recommends booster vaccines be updated to target Omicron, CNBC reports.

US to Make More Vaccines for Monkeypox Available

The US is to make nearly 300,000 vaccine doses available in the coming weeks to stem the spread of human monkeypox virus, according to NPR.

Sentence Appealed

The Associated Press reports that Swedish prosecutors are appealing the sentence given to a surgeon once lauded for transplanting synthetic tracheas but then convicted of causing bodily harm.

Genome Biology Papers on COVID-19 Effector Genes, Virtual ChIP-seq, scDART

In Genome Biology this week: proposed COVID-19 effector genes, method to predict transcription factor binding patterns, and more.