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Invitae: Roxi Wen, Katherine Stueland

Roxi Wen has been appointed as CFO of Invitae, effective June 21. She will replace Shelly Guyer, who will focus on the company's environment, social, and governance efforts. Wen joins Invitae from Mozilla, where she has been CFO. Prior to that, she was CFO at Elo Touch Solutions, and before that, VP of finance at FleetPride. Previously, she was CFO at General Electric Critical Power. Wen holds a bachelor of economics from Xiamen University and an MBA from the University of Minnesota.

Katherine Stueland will step down as chief commercial officer of Invitae, effective June 18, to become CEO at another company.

The Scan

Booster Push

New data shows a decline in SARS-CoV-2 vaccine efficacy over time, which the New York Times says Pfizer is using to argue its case for a booster, even as the lower efficacy remains high.

With Help from Mr. Fluffington, PurrhD

Cats could make good study animals for genetic research, the University of Missouri's Leslie Lyons tells the Atlantic.

Man Charged With Threatening to Harm Fauci, Collins

The Hill reports that Thomas Patrick Connally, Jr., was charged with making threats against federal officials.

Nature Papers Present Approach to Find Natural Products, Method to ID Cancer Driver Mutations, More

In Nature this week: combination of cryogenic electron microscopy with genome mining helps uncover natural products, driver mutations in cancer, and more.