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Johnathan Lancaster

Johnathan Lancaster has joined Myriad Genetics as the vice president of Medical Affairs for Oncology, effective Feb. 9. He will provide medical and scientific leadership across the company's portfolio of molecular and companion diagnostic products and services for oncology. Lancaster will report to Lloyd Sanders, GM for the oncology business unit at Myriad Genetic Laboratories. 

Lancaster has spent the past 12 years at Moffitt Cancer Center, where he's held several posts, including president of Moffitt Medical Group, deputy physician-in-chief and director of the Center for Women's Oncology, and chair of the department of women's oncology. Prior to Moffitt, he was medical director of the Gynecology Dysplasia Clinic at Duke University Medical Center.

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.