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A New One Steps In

On its blog, Navigenics has announced that its new president and CEO will be Jonathan Lord. Previously, Lord was the chief innovation officer at Humana in Louisville, and before that he was president of Boston's Health Dialog. Lord replaces Mari Baker, who headed to Playfirst, an entertainment and video game company, in March. Lord will start on the first of May.

The Scan

Billions for Antivirals

The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports.

NFT of the Web

Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports.

23andMe on the Nasdaq

23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported.

Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer

In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.