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Biotia: Barry Zeman, Don Goldmann, Steven Salzberg

Biotia has added Barry Zeman, Don Goldmann, and Steven Salzberg to its scientific and clinical advisory board. Zeman is chief strategy officer and vice chairman of inpatient psychiatric hospital organization Assurance Health System, as well as chief stategy officer of telehealth company MedSign. Goldmann is an epidemiologist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and CSO emeritus for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, a Boston-based patient safety organization. Salzberg is director of the Center for Computational Biology in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins University.

The Scan

Missed Early Cases

A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports.

Limited Journal Editor Diversity

A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist.

How Much of a Threat?

Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned.

PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs

In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.