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The Virginia G. Piper Center for Personalized Diagnostics announced that Joshua LaBaer will be the center's new director. Most recently, LaBaer served as director of the Harvard Institute of Proteomics.


Agendia has tapped Al Luderer to serve on its supervisory board. Luderer is CEO of BioTrove, and he is on the scientific advisory board at Washington University's Department of Biomedical Engineering. He formerly was CEO of Light Sciences Corporation, and he has been COO at BioMerieux. He also previously served as VP of technology development and support at Boehringer Mannheim.

The Scan

Comfort of Home

The Guardian reports that AstraZeneca is to run more clinical trials from people's homes with the aim of increasing participant diversity.

Keep Under Control

Genetic technologies are among the tools suggested to manage invasive species and feral animals in Australia, Newsweek says.

Just Make It

The New York Times writes that there is increased interest in applying gene synthesis to even more applications.

Nucleic Acids Research Papers on OncoDB, mBodyMap, Genomicus

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database to analyze large cancer datasets, human body microbe database, and more.