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Seven Bridges Scientific Advisory Board

Seven Bridges has appointed James Knight, Jan Korbel, Charles Lee, Heng Li, Gholson Lyon, and Gokhan Hotamisligil to its newly formed scientific advisory board. Knight is currently the director of bioinformatics and research scientists at The Knight Lab at Yale University. Korbel is the principal investigator and senior scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany. Lee is the scientific director and professor at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. Li is a research scientists at the Broad Institute at MIT and Harvard, working with David Reich and David Altshuler to understand the genetic causes of disease. Lyon is the head of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's Lyon Lab and a research scientist at the Utah Foundation for Biomedical Research. Hotamisligil is the James S. Simmons professor of genetics and metabolism and chair of the department of genetics and complex diseases at Harvard University's School of Public Health.

The Scan

Shape of Them All

According to BBC News, researchers have developed a protein structure database that includes much of the human proteome.

For Flu and More

The Wall Street Journal reports that several vaccine developers are working on mRNA-based vaccines for influenza.

To Boost Women

China's Ministry of Science and Technology aims to boost the number of female researchers through a new policy, reports the South China Morning Post.

Science Papers Describe Approach to Predict Chemotherapeutic Response, Role of Transcriptional Noise

In Science this week: neural network to predict chemotherapeutic response in cancer patients, and more.