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Micronoma: Magda Marquet

Micronoma, a startup using microbiome analysis for early cancer detection, has appointed Magda Marquet as chairman of the firm's board. She currently serves as the chairman of the board at Matrysis. Prior to Micronoma, she was the cofounder of Ajinomoto Althea and AltheaDx. Marquet also formerly served as chairman of the board of the University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center, where she now sits on the executive committee. Marquet has been an independent board member for Micronoma since 2019. 

The Scan

Boosters Chasing Variants

The New York Times reports that an FDA advisory panel is to weigh updated booster vaccines for COVID-19.

Not Yet

The World Health Organization says monkeypox is not yet a global emergency, the Washington Post reports.

More Proposed for Federal Research

Science reports that US House of Representatives panels are seeking to increase federal research funding.

PLOS Papers on Breast Cancer Metastasis, Left-Sided Cardiac Defects, SARS-CoV-2 Monitoring

In PLOS this week: link between breast cancer metastasis and CLIC4, sequencing analysis of left-sided cardiac defects, and more.