In Brief This Week is a Friday column containing news items that our readers may have missed during the week.
Combimatrix Hires Hovanes as lab director; Stephan joins Mitrionics' SAB; Obama taps Brinkman for DOE Office of Science; and more
Karine Hovanes, Dietrich Stephan, Frank Witney, Lukas Braunschweiler
Dietrich Stephan, Bruce Korf, Wayne Grody, Gregory Grabowski, Anthony Gregg, Mira Irons, John Mulvihill, Kathleen Rao, Piero Rinaldo, Marc Williams, Daynna Wolff
Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.
Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.
In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.
With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.