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Aimee Hoyt

Illumina has appointed Aimee Hoyt to senior vice president and chief people officer, where she will head the human resources team. Hoyt was previously chief people officer at Rackspace, a managed cloud company that was acquired by Apollo Global Management in 2016. She has also held senior positions at Hewlett-Packard, Cisco Systems, and Sun Microsystems. 

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.