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Linda Avey, Blogger

The HUGO Matters blog has a post about Linda Avey's speech at last week's HUGO Symposium on Genomics and Ethics, Law and Society meeting in Geneva. Avey, who cofounded 23andMe and has since left to start up the Brainstorm Research Foundation for research into Alzheimer's, has also launched her own blog, where she gives an account of her HUGO talk and offers feedback on scientists' reactions to DTC genomics.

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.