Kathy Hudson has been named chair of the scientific advisory board for Sequence Bio. Hudson will offer expertise in population genomics projects to help the company with its therapeutic discovery efforts. Hudson is CEO of the People-Centered Research Foundation. Previously, she spent eight years leading science policy, legislation, and communications and outreach efforts for the National Institutes of Health. She is the former deputy director for science, outreach, and policy at the NIH, and acted as a senior advisor to the agency's director.