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Matthew Trunnell

Matthew Trunnell is joining Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center as vice president and CIO, effective Aug. 31. He has more than 15 years of experience in information technology and life sciences research. In his new role, he will be responsible for, among other things, research informatics and enterprise information technology. Trunnell joins FHCRC from the Broad Institute where he was CIO.

The Scan

Call to Look Again

More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration.

Not Always Trusted

In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports.

Identified Decades Later

A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports.

Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease

In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more.