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Seven Bridges: Michael Bigda

Seven Bridges has named Michael Bigda chief operating officer, filling a vacancy left when previous COO William Moss was elevated to CEO in March. Bigda previously served as senior manager for mergers and acquisitions at industrial tool and consumer hardware manufacturer Stanley Black & Decker. Before that, he was senior VP of operations at Delphi Technology, a maker of software for the medical professional liability market.

The Scan

Gone, But Now Reconstructed SARS-CoV-2 Genomes

In a preprint, a researcher describes his recovery of viral sequences that had been removed from a common database.

Rare Heart Inflammation Warning

The Food and Drug Administration is adding a warning about links between a rare inflammatory heart condition and two SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, Reuters reports.

Sandwich Sampling

The New York Times sent tuna sandwiches for PCR analysis.

Nature Papers Describe Gut Viruses, New Format for Storing Quantitative Genomic Data, More

In Nature this week: catalog of DNA viruses of the human gut microbiome, new dense depth data dump format to store quantitative genomic data, and more.