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David Fenstermacher

DNAnexus has hired David Fenstermacher as VP of precision medicine and data services. Fenstermacher will supervise the vendor's data management products for precision health and drug discovery applications. Fenstermacher, a molecular biologist and informatician, previously served as VP of R&D bioinformatics at MedImmune. He also had been chief research information officer at Virginia Commonwealth University and was the founding chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

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.