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Akiko Tanaka

Akiko Tanaka has been appointed president and CEO of Canon US Life Sciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA. Tanaka was previously vice president and COO of Canon US Life Sciences. She was also recently appointed president and CEO of the newly established Canon BioMedical, and will oversee development of the company's diagnostic solutions.

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.