Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

NCGR Names Harpold As Chief Scientific Officer

Premium

SANTA FE, NM--The National Center for Genome Resources appointed Michael Harpold to the position of chief scientific officer, where he will play a critical role enhancing bioinformatics and computational biology initiatives, the center announced. Harpold was a founding member of the scientific staff at SIBIA Neurosciences in La Jolla, Calif., where he served as vice-president of research.

Filed under

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.