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Jill Hagenkord

Color Genomics has appointed Jill Hagenkord as chief medical officer. Hagenkord is a board-certified molecular genetic pathologist with a mix of clinical and industry experience, and is also currently an assistant professor at the University of California, San Francisco. Prior to joining Color, she was chief medical officer of 23andMe. Hagenkord has also previously held executive positions with Invitae, Complete Genomics, and iKaryos Diagnostics, which she founded.

The Scan

Shape of Them All

According to BBC News, researchers have developed a protein structure database that includes much of the human proteome.

For Flu and More

The Wall Street Journal reports that several vaccine developers are working on mRNA-based vaccines for influenza.

To Boost Women

China's Ministry of Science and Technology aims to boost the number of female researchers through a new policy, reports the South China Morning Post.

Science Papers Describe Approach to Predict Chemotherapeutic Response, Role of Transcriptional Noise

In Science this week: neural network to predict chemotherapeutic response in cancer patients, and more.