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Scott Patterson, Bruce Johnson, Paul Waring

Transgenomic has established a clinical-commercial advisory board to help guide the development of its ICE COLD-PCR technology for oncology applications. The board is headed by Scott Patterson, vice president of biomarker sciences at Gilead Sciences. Also joining the board are Bruce Johnson, chief clinical research officer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School professor, and Paul Waring, director of the Center for Translational Pathology at the University of Melbourne.

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.