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Movers & Shakers: Feb 4, 2011

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AB Sciex this week announced it has appointed Ranier Blair company president.

Previously he was president for North America & Europe of printer company Videojet. Prior to that he was president and CEO of construction chemical company MAPEI Americas and an executive with BASF Group.


Trans-Hit Biomarkers announced that René Paulussen is its new chief operating officer.

Paulussen brings to the Montreal, Quebec-based firm 20 years of experience in scientific research and business management. Before joining Trans-Hit Biomarkers, Paulussen was COO of Genizon Biosciences from 2002.

The Scan

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.

Response Too Slow, Cautious

A new report criticizes the global response to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nature News reports.

Pushed a Bit Later

Novavax has pushed back its timeline for filing for authorization for its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to Bloomberg.