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Swift Biosciences' TP53 Panel

Swift Biosciences has launched an early access program for its next-generation sequencing-based TP53 Panel that covers all coding exons of the gene. The panel uses Swift's Accel-NGS Amplicon Panel technology and runs on Illumina's sequencing instruments. In addition, it is planning another panel using the Accel-NGS Amplicon technology that will target over 200 clinically relevant cancer mutations.

 
The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.