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Kill Two Birds with Two Stones

In a recent post, blogger Biochem Belle of There and (Hopefully) Back Again shares her "decision to be less restrictive in my job search than I was a couple of years ago and to apply for both academic (postdoc) and industry positions." A choice that she says means, "among other things, having two versions of my CV." In drafting two versions of the same document — an "industry CV" as well as a "traditional" one — the blogger says she's discovered that "academics care about your pedigree and publications; industry wants to know what you can actually do — as in what methods and programs you actually have experience with." In a comment to this post, Rocket Scientista says that her industry CV makes her appear "much more impressive," than her academic one does. Reader Mkasprow responded to Biochem Belle's post on Twitter, saying: "For industry CV need to research the company so you can clearly specify how your skills help them."

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.