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Erynn Gordon

23andMe has appointed Erynn Gordon as its new medical marketing director. Gordon is the vice chair of the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners’ genetic counseling advisory committee. At 23andMe she will lead engagement efforts with the medical community, as well as activities related to 23andMe's clinical applications.

She was previously the president of the American Board of Genetic Counseling and chaired the National Society of Genetic Counselors' ethics advisory board. Gordon will join 23andMe's commercial marketing group led by Ruby Gadelrab, VP of commercial marketing, and work with the medical affairs team led by 23andMe Chief Medical Officer Jill Hagenkord.

The Scan

Could Mix It Up

The US Food and Drug Administration is considering a plan that would allow for the mixing-and-matching of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and boosters, the New York Times says.

Closest to the Dog

New Scientist reports that extinct Japanese wolf appears to be the closest known wild relative of dogs.

Offer to Come Back

The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that the University of Tennessee is offering Anming Hu, a professor who was acquitted of charges that he hid ties to China, his position back.

PNAS Papers on Myeloid Differentiation MicroRNAs, Urinary Exosomes, Maize Domestication

In PNAS this week: role of microRNAs in myeloid differentiation, exosomes in urine, and more.