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Cary Anne Simpson

Cary Anne Simpson has been named the new director of North American sales for VUV Analytics, a gas chromatography instrument manufacturer based in Austin, Texas. Simpson joins the firm from Thermo Fisher Scientific where she was most recently the national sales manager for the clinical controls product line. She also served Thermo Scientific as a North American sales manager of the Discrete Analyzer business as well as a regional sales manager in the Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry Division. Simpson also has worked in sales and sales management for Dionex and Polymer Laboratories.

The Scan

Suicidal Ideation-Linked Loci Identified Using Million Veteran Program Data

Researchers in PLOS Genetics identify risk variants within and across ancestry groups with a genome-wide association study involving veterans with or without a history of suicidal ideation.

Algorithm Teases Out Genetic Ancestry in Individuals at Biobank Scale

Researchers develop an algorithm known as Rye to tease apart ancestry fractions in admixed individuals at a biobank-scale, applying it to 488,221 UK Biobank participants in Nucleic Acids Research.

Multi-Ancestry Analysis Highlights Comparable Common Variants at Complex Trait-Linked Loci

Researchers in Nature Genetics examine common variants implicated in more than three dozen conditions, estimating genetic effect similarities across ancestry tracts in admixed individuals.

Sick Newborns Selected for WGS With Automated Pipeline

Researchers successfully prioritized infants with potential Mendelian conditions for whole-genome sequencing or rapid whole-genome sequencing, as they report in Genome Medicine.