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Jason Pyle

BaseHealth has appointed Jason Pyle as CEO. Pyle takes over from former CEO Prakash Menon, who will transition to the role of chief technical officer. Pyle has more than fifteen years of experience in the biotechnology industry and most recently served as chairman and CEO at Triton Innovation. He has also cofounded a number of biotechnology firms including Triton Innovations, Fabric Media, Sapphire Energy, Epoc Bioengineering, and Pria Diagnostics.

The Scan

Gone, But Now Reconstructed SARS-CoV-2 Genomes

In a preprint, a researcher describes his recovery of viral sequences that had been removed from a common database.

Rare Heart Inflammation Warning

The Food and Drug Administration is adding a warning about links between a rare inflammatory heart condition and two SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, Reuters reports.

Sandwich Sampling

The New York Times sent tuna sandwiches for PCR analysis.

Nature Papers Describe Gut Viruses, New Format for Storing Quantitative Genomic Data, More

In Nature this week: catalog of DNA viruses of the human gut microbiome, new dense depth data dump format to store quantitative genomic data, and more.