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Matt Tindall, Martin Reese

Matt Tindall has stepped down as CEO of Fabric Genomics, formerly Omicia, as of early May 2017. He joined the company in March 2016 when he was first appointed to the position. Martin Reese, former CSO and co-founder, has been appointed as the company's CEO. Reese has served as CEO of the company in previous years.

The Scan

Rise of B.1.617.2 in the UK

According to the Guardian, UK officials expect the B.1.617.2 variant to soon be the dominant version of SARS-CoV-2 there.

Anne Schuchat to Retire

Anne Schuchat is retiring after more than 30 years at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Politico reports.

US to Share More Vaccines

CNN reports that the US will share 20 million doses of the Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines with other countries.

PNAS Papers on Gene Therapy Platform, Aspergillus Metabolome, Undernutrition Model Microbiome

In PNAS this week: approach to deliver protein-based treatments to cells, pan-secondary metabolome of Aspergillus, and more.