Nancy Kelley is leaving her founding executive director post of the New York Genome Center, Bio-IT World reports. According to a press release, Kelley "was a key driving force behind the creation and growth of NYGC," the aim of which is to strengthen genomics research in the New York City area.
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360Dx reports that the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would cover next-generation sequencing-based cancer panel tests.
The Washington Post reports that a meteorologist is being considered as presidential science and technology advisor.
In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.
Researchers have developed a PCR-based assay to gauge whether manatees are present in waters.