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Mary Alice McMorrow

Good Start Genetics has appointed Mary Alice McMorrow as vice president of marketing. She will be responsible for leading the company's marketing activities in each of its three markets: clinical, consumer, and pediatric. Most recently, McMorrow led brand development and consumer communications at a Boston-based startup in the creative entertainment category. Previously, she has managed well-known global brands, including Stride Rite, Playskool, Safety 1st, and Always brands.

The Scan

Back as Director

A court has reinstated Nicole Boivin as director of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Science reports.

Research, But Implementation?

Francis Collins reflects on his years as the director of the US National Institutes of Health with NPR.

For the False Negatives

The Guardian writes that the UK Health Security Agency is considering legal action against the lab that reported thousands of false negative COVID-19 test results.

Genome Biology Papers Present Epigenetics Benchmarking Resource, Genomic Architecture Maps of Peanuts, More

In Genome Biology this week: DNA methylation data for seven reference cell lines, three-dimensional genome architecture maps of peanut lines, and more.