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Movers & Shakers: Jun 25, 2010

Premium

Dominic Moorhead was this week named president of European operations for Caris Life Sciences. In the new role Moorhead will be responsible for heading the company's expansion into Europe, which involves plans for a headquarters initially located in Lausanne, Switzerland, and a laboratory network across the continent supporting partnerships with prominent research institutions, universities and hospitals, the company said in a statement.

Previously, Moorhead was chief financial officer at Roche Pharmaceuticals.

The Scan

UK Funds to Stay Ahead of Variants

The UK has announced a further £29.3 million to stay on top of SARS-CoV-2 variants, the Guardian reports.

Push for Access

In a letter, researchers in India seek easier access to COVID-19 data, Science reports.

Not as Cold

Late-stage trial results are expected soon for an RNA-based vaccine that could help meet global demand as it does not require very cold storage, the New York Times writes.

Genome Research Papers on Microbes' Effects on Host Transfer RNA, Honeybee Evolution, Single-Cell Histones

In Genome Research this week: influence of microbes on transfer RNA patterns, evolutionary relationships of honeybees, and more.