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Igor Gitelman

Cancer Genetics has appointed Igor Gitelman the firm's principal accounting officer, replacing Victor Cross who had been promoted to that position in early January. The company said Cross left for family reasons. From late 2005 to late 2016 Gitelman was assistant vice president of finance and tax at BioReference Laboratories. 

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.