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Nancy Kelley has stepped down from her post as founding executive director of the New York Genome Center. Kelley had been the driving force behind the center's creation and last November had also taken on the role of chief operating officer.

Three months after the New York Genome Center appointed Bob Darnell as its first president and scientific director, the organization appears to be entering a new phase, with the departure of its founding executive director, Nancy Kelley, and emerging plans for a variety of scient

This story was originally published Nov. 28.

The New York Genome Center has appointed Robert Darnell to president and scientific director (see story, this issue).

Vermillion has appointed director Bruce Huebner as its interim CEO. Huebner succeeds former CEO Gail Page, who will be strategic advisor to the company and continue to serve on the board of directors.

A week after Hurricane Sandy pummeled the East coast, sequencing facilities across New York City and at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island are starting to get back to business as usual.

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The New York Genome Center has appointed Dirk Evers and Kevin Shianna to its leadership team.

The New York Genome Center has appointed Dirk Evers and Kevin Shianna to its leadership team.

The New York Genome Center has launched its Innovation Center, which will test new and emerging sequencing technologies and is about to install its first platform, Life Technologies' Ion Proton.

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According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.

CNBC reports that the CDC Director says a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine isn't likely to be generally available until the third quarter of 2021, timing President Donald Trump disputes.

Michael Caputo, the top Department of Health and Human Service spokesperson, is taking a leave of absence, CNN says.

In Nature this week: MassIVE.quant resource houses mass spectrometry-based proteomic data, influence of Viking genetics on European populations, and more.