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Movers & Shakers: Dec 24, 2010

Premium

Fluorotechnics announced this week that Peter Bergquist, John Fletcher, Lars Utterman, and David Weber have stepped down from the company's board of directors.


Insilicos has appointed Jeff Howbert to the position of senior scientist.

A computer scientist and chemist, Howbert has collaborated with Insilicos on several research projects and has previously worked on drug and gene discovery for a variety of pharmaceutical and biotech firms, the company said.

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.