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Katie Breitenbach and Viktor Novy

CureMatch said today that it has hired Katie Breitenbach as chief financial officer and Viktor Novy as chief technical officer. Breitenbach brings experience with venture-backed startups and preparation for initial public offerings the software and cloud-services industries. Novy is a former IT director at Human Longevity. CureMatch is a San Diego-based startup that provides artificial intelligence-driven oncology treatment analysis services, including clinical decision support.

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.