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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Navigenics has appointed Jack Lord to take over the office of president and CEO, which was vacated by Mari Baker, who has taken the CEO job at PlayFirst. Lord was chief innovation officer at Humana, and before that he was president of Health Dialog. He also has been COO of the American Hospital Association, executive VP of Anne Arundel Medical Center, and executive VP of Sun Health.

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In PLOS this week: phylogenetic study of hepatitis E viruses in Swedish moose, recombination sites in the honeybee genome, and more.

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This online seminar will review case studies demonstrating the clinical utility of CTCs and cfDNA to define and characterize a variety of dynamic genomic changes throughout the course of cancer detection and treatment.