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Movers & Shakers: Jul 22, 2011

Premium

David Okrongly has stepped down as CEO of Quanterix. Executive chair Martin Madaus is currently acting as the company's interim CEO.

Madaus has been executive chairman since November 2010. Previously he was president and CEO of Millipore.

The Scan

PLOS Papers on Retina GWAS, Hantaan Virus, COVID-19 Phenome-Wide Association Study

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of retinal morphology, analysis of hantaan virus found in a mouse, and more.

Call to Look Again

More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration.

Not Always Trusted

In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports.

Identified Decades Later

A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports.