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Rob Treanor, Andrew Campbell

Sphere Fluidics has appointed Rob Treanor and Andrew Campbell as director of operations and director of finance, respectively. Treanor has previously held positions running large logistics and supply teams within the biotechnology sector. Campbell previously held senior positions at various global life sciences companies, including Charles Rivers and PerkinElmer Life Sciences.

The Scan

Purnell Choppin Dies

Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.

Effectiveness May Decline, Data From Israel Suggests

The New York Times reports that new Israeli data suggests a decline in Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine effectiveness against Delta variant infection, though protection against severe disease remains high.

To See Future Risk

Slate looks into the use of polygenic risk scores in embryo screening.

PLOS Papers on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus, Bone Marrow Smear Sequencing, More

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, archived bone marrow sequencing, and more.