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Scott Storrer

Strand Life Sciences has appointed Scott Storrer to the position of global president. In the role, Storrer will oversee the company's operations worldwide with a focus on strategy and business expansion.

Storrer joined Strand last year as the company's president of North American operations. Before he joined Strand, he was president and CEO of Genomind, and before that, he held several leadership positions at Cardinal Health. Earlier in his career, Storrer was executive vice president, service and information technology with Cigna.

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.