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Tomasz Czerski, Michael Köhler, Rajesh Tripathi

CytoTest has appointed three new members to its sales team. Tomasz Czerski has become vice president and sales manager Europe, initially focusing on Northern and Eastern Europe as well as the Eurasian Economic Union. Michael Köhler has also been named vice president and sales manager Europe, concentrating on Central and Western Europe. In addition, Rajesh Tripathi has become vice president and sales manager for India. He will also help with sales growth in neighboring countries and in the Middle East.

The Scan

Purnell Choppin Dies

Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.

Effectiveness May Decline, Data From Israel Suggests

The New York Times reports that new Israeli data suggests a decline in Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine effectiveness against Delta variant infection, though protection against severe disease remains high.

To See Future Risk

Slate looks into the use of polygenic risk scores in embryo screening.

PLOS Papers on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus, Bone Marrow Smear Sequencing, More

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, archived bone marrow sequencing, and more.