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Jonathan Eisen

Zymo Research recently appointed Jonathan Eisen to its scientific advisory board. Eisen currently works at the University of California, Davis, where he holds appointments in the Department of Evolution and Ecology in the College of Biological Sciences and in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine. He received his PhD in biology in 1998 from Stanford University, where he worked on the evolution of DNA repair. He has published more than 300 scientific articles and is a member of the American Academy of Microbiology.

The Scan

Nature Papers Present Nautilus Genome, Tool to Analyze Single-Cell Data, More

In Nature this week: nautilus genome gives peek into its evolution, computational tool to analyze single-cell ATAC-seq data, and more.

Response Too Slow, Cautious

A new report criticizes the global response to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nature News reports.

Pushed a Bit Later

Novavax has pushed back its timeline for filing for authorization for its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to Bloomberg.

AMA Announces Anti-Racism Effort

The Associated Press reports that the American Medical Association has released a plan to address systemic racism in healthcare.