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Centogene: Dirk Ehlers

Centogene said that COO and President Dirk Ehlers will leave the company for personal reasons after the annual general meeting in June. He has been a member of the executive management board for two years. He joined Centogene in April 2018 from Hill-Rom Holdings. Prior to that, he was CEO of Eppendorf, and he held management positions at Roche, Fresenius Kabi, Olympus Optical, and Evotec.

The Scan

Tens of Millions Saved

The Associated Press writes that vaccines against COVID-19 saved an estimated 20 million lives in their first year.

Supersized Bacterium

NPR reports that researchers have found and characterized a bacterium that is visible to the naked eye.

Also Subvariants

Moderna says its bivalent SARS-CoV-2 vaccine leads to a strong immune response against Omicron subvariants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Science Papers Present Gene-Edited Mouse Models of Liver Cancer, Hürthle Cell Carcinoma Analysis

In Science this week: a collection of mouse models of primary liver cancer, and more.