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Sam Samad

Westbrook, Maine-based Idexx Laboratories has appointed Sam Samad to its board of directors. Samad currently serves as senior VP and CFO at Illumina. Prior to joining Illumina, Samad held multiple senior leadership positions at Cardinal Health from 2009 to 2017, including senior VP and corporate treasurer. 

The Scan

Push Toward Approval

The Wall Street Journal reports the US Food and Drug Administration is under pressure to grant full approval to SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.

Deer Exposure

About 40 percent of deer in a handful of US states carry antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, according to Nature News.

Millions But Not Enough

NPR reports the US is set to send 110 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad, but that billions are needed.

PNAS Papers on CRISPR-Edited Cancer Models, Multiple Sclerosis Neuroinflammation, Parasitic Wasps

In PNAS this week: gene-editing approach for developing cancer models, role of extracellular proteins in multiple sclerosis, and more.