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CLC Bio Joins the BioIT Alliance

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - CLC Bio has joined the BioIT Alliance, the company said last week.
 
The BioIT Alliance is a multi-company initiative driven by Microsoft that aims to use biotech and IT technologies to develop new data sharing tools for the biomedical field.
 
BioIT Alliance partners include Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Agilent Technologies, BioDiscovery, and others.

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The Scan

For Better Odds

Bloomberg reports that a child has been born following polygenic risk score screening as an embryo.

Booster Decision Expected

The New York Times reports the US Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine this week for individuals over 65 or at high risk.

Snipping HIV Out

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Temple University researchers are to test a gene-editing approach for treating HIV.

PLOS Papers on Cancer Risk Scores, Typhoid Fever in Colombia, Streptococcus Protection

In PLOS this week: application of cancer polygenic risk scores across ancestries, genetic diversity of typhoid fever-causing Salmonella, and more.