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OnRamp BioInformatics Rosalind Genomic Analysis Platform for Biologists

OnRamp BioInformatics has introduced Rosalind, a genomics analysis platform aimed specifically at life sciences researchers. The San Diego-based company said that the product, named after early DNA researcher Rosalind Franklin, is meant to alleviate backlogs caused by a global shortage of bioinformaticians. 

The Scan

Another Resignation

According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug.

Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective

Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19.

Can't Be Used

The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.