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Daniel Pomp

Daniel Pomp has been named to the board of directors of CoreBiome, a genomics platform company focused on microbiomics research. Pomp previously founded GeneSeek, which provided DNA testing services for agribusiness and veterinary medicine and was acquired by Neogen in 2010. He is a member of the advisory board for AgriCapital, a boutique investment bank in NYC; the scientific advisory board for Locus Biosciences; and the board of directors for the Center for Entrepreneurial Development. Pomp is also a professor in the Departments of Genetics (School of Medicine) and Nutrition (School of Public Health) at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

The Scan

Call to Look Again

More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration.

Not Always Trusted

In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports.

Identified Decades Later

A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports.

Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease

In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more.