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Roch Kelly, Reiner Westermeier

RainDance Technologies this week announced the appointment of Roch Kelly as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
Prior to RainDance, Kelly was vice president of clinical operations for Synarc. His previous positions included Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Protedyne, and vice president of clinical operations and worldwide business at Parexel International. Kelly also served as executive director of manufacturing operations at Chiron Diagnostics.

Fluorotechnics has announced the appointment of Reiner Westermeier as its scientific marketing director.
Reiner was previously scientific support director for GE Healthcare, where he was responsible for the development of new electrophoresis systems, application development, and troubleshooting within the area of separations and analysis techniques used in proteomics.

The Scan

NFTs for Genome Sharing

Nature News writes that non-fungible tokens could be a way for people to profit from sharing genomic data.

Wastewater Warning System

Time magazine writes that cities and college campuses are monitoring sewage for SARS-CoV-2, an approach officials hope lasts beyond COVID-19.

Networks to Boost Surveillance

Scientific American writes that new organizations and networks aim to improve the ability of developing countries to conduct SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance.

Genome Biology Papers on Gastric Cancer Epimutations, BUTTERFLY, GUNC Tool

In Genome Biology this week: recurrent epigenetic mutations in gastric cancer, correction tool for unique molecular identifier-based assays, and more.