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Movers & Shakers: Jul 2, 2010

Premium

Agilent announced that it has awarded Pauline Rudd, professor of glycobiology at the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training in Dublin, Ireland, an Agilent Thought Leader Award for her work in glycomics.

The award, which is the first from the company's new Thought Leader program, includes an undisclosed amount of funding and instruments for the NIBRT. Rudd's research focuses on developing novel approaches to the analysis of protein glycosylation.

The Scan

Possibly as Transmissible

Officials in the UK say the B.1.617.2 variant of SARS-CoV-2 may be as transmitted as easily as the B.1.1.7 variant that was identified in the UK, New Scientist reports.

Gene Therapy for SCID 'Encouraging'

The Associated Press reports that a gene therapy appears to be effective in treating severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome.

To Watch the Variants

Scientists told US lawmakers that SARS-CoV-2 variants need to be better monitored, the New York Times reports.

Nature Papers Present Nautilus Genome, Tool to Analyze Single-Cell Data, More

In Nature this week: nautilus genome gives peek into its evolution, computational tool to analyze single-cell ATAC-seq data, and more.