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David Jaffe

David Jaffe has joined 10X Genomics as a fellow. In the role, he will develop computational methods for analyzing the company's linked-read data.

Jaffe joins 10X Genomics from the Broad Institute where he was director of computational research and development in the institute's genome sequencing and analysis program. In that role, he developed several methods for genome assembly and variant analysis that have been used in various biomedical research studies and investigations.

The Scan

Rise of B.1.617.2 in the UK

According to the Guardian, UK officials expect the B.1.617.2 variant to soon be the dominant version of SARS-CoV-2 there.

Anne Schuchat to Retire

Anne Schuchat is retiring after more than 30 years at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Politico reports.

US to Share More Vaccines

CNN reports that the US will share 20 million doses of the Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines with other countries.

PNAS Papers on Gene Therapy Platform, Aspergillus Metabolome, Undernutrition Model Microbiome

In PNAS this week: approach to deliver protein-based treatments to cells, pan-secondary metabolome of Aspergillus, and more.