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Thomas Mino, Joseph Vallner, Robert Corn

Lumera announced this week Thomas Mino has resigned as CEO, president, and a board member of the company. Mino left as a result of differences he had with the company’s board about the direction of Lumera, a company spokeswoman said. Mino, who had been CEO and president of the company since 2001, will serve as a consultant to the firm.
Joseph Vallner will serve as interim president and CEO of Lumera, which has formed a search committee to find a permanent replacement for Mino. Vallner, a director of Lumera, was recently named CEO of Plexera, spun out by Lumera as a subsidiary to concentrate on developing Lumera’s former proteomics operations [See PM 07/26/07].

GWC Technologies’ co-founder, director, and scientific advisor, Robert Corn, will receive the American Chemical Society’s Division of Analytical Chemistry Award in Spectrochemical Analysis on Aug. 20 during the 234th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston. Corn is a senior faculty member in the chemistry department at the University of California, Irvine.

The Scan

Billions for Antivirals

The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports.

NFT of the Web

Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports.

23andMe on the Nasdaq

23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported.

Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer

In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.