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People in the News: John Bishop, Robert Greczyn

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AdvaMedDx announced this week that it has elected John Bishop, CEO of Cepheid, as the new chair of its board of directors. Before joining Cepheid in 2002, he was CEO and president of Vysis.

Additionally, AdvaMedDx has newly elected to its board Robert Greczyn, interim president and CEO of LipoScience, for the 2014-2015 term.

The Scan

Rise of B.1.617.2 in the UK

According to the Guardian, UK officials expect the B.1.617.2 variant to soon be the dominant version of SARS-CoV-2 there.

Anne Schuchat to Retire

Anne Schuchat is retiring after more than 30 years at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Politico reports.

US to Share More Vaccines

CNN reports that the US will share 20 million doses of the Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines with other countries.

PNAS Papers on Gene Therapy Platform, Aspergillus Metabolome, Undernutrition Model Microbiome

In PNAS this week: approach to deliver protein-based treatments to cells, pan-secondary metabolome of Aspergillus, and more.