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Biosplice Therapeutics: Troy Cox, Karen McGinnis

Troy Cox and Karen McGinnis have joined the board of directors of Biosplice Therapeutics.

Cox is the former CEO of Foundation Medicine. Prior to that, he was senior VP and an officer at Genentech, and before that, he was president of UCB BioPharmaceuticals, senior VP of Sanofi-Aventis, and held several roles at Schering-Plough.

McGinnis most recently served as VP and chief accounting officer at Illumina. Before that, she was director, president, and CEO of Mad Catz Interactive.

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 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.