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The Sound of a Giant Approaching Would Scare Us, Too

Derek Lowe talks job news at his blog, In the Pipeline. Apparently a potential Roche takeover has spurred a lot of Genentech employees to start looking elsewhere. "Some other Bay area biotechs are apparently seeing shoals of CVs coming in," he says. If you're looking on the east coast, though, good news is that Merck, EMD-Serono, and the NIH Chemical Genomics Center are all hiring.

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.