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Mary Tanner, Hubert Birner, Peter Fellner, Alfred Oberholz, Thomas Adams, Frank Jellinek

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Mary Tanner has been re-elected to the supervisory board of Evotec OAI, while Hubert Birner, Peter Fellner, and Alfred Oberholz have been appointed to the supervisory board, the company said last week.


Thomas Adams has joined the board of directors of Iris International, the maker of automated urinalysis systems said last week. He is currently chairman and chief executive officer of Leucadia Technologies. Adams is the founder and chairman emeritus of Genta, and the co-founder and former chief executive officer of Gen-Probe.


Frank Jellinek has joined the board of directors of Nanogen, the San Diego-based company said last week.

Jellinek is currently chairman emeritus of Fisher Scientific International and was formerly the president, chief executive officer and a director of Apogent Technologies until it was acquired by Fisher in 2004.

The Scan

Not Kept "Clean and Sanitary"

A Food and Drug Administration inspection uncovered problems with cross contamination at an Emergent BioSolutions facility, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Resumption Recommendation Expected

The Washington Post reports that US officials are expected to give the go-ahead to resume using Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Canada's New Budget on Science

Science writes that Canada's new budget includes funding for the life sciences, but not as much as hoped for investigator-driven research.

Nature Papers Examine Single-Cell, Multi-Omic SARS-CoV-2 Response; Flatfish Sequences; More

In Nature this week: single-cell, multi-omics analysis provides insight into COVID-19 pathogenesis, evolution of flatfish, and more.