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People in the News: Mar 3, 2011

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Regulus Therapeutics has appointed Renee Lamb as its senior director of global alliance and strategic planning. The company has also named Kevin Steffy as its director of alliance and project management.

Lamb, who most recently served as senior director of regulatory affairs and alliance management at Anadys Pharmaceuticals, will be responsible for the management of Regulus' key alliances, and Steffy, formerly director of virology at Anadys, will direct specific collaboration programs, the firm said.

The Scan

Interfering With Invasive Mussels

The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels.

Participation Analysis

A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports.

Right Whales' Decline

A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC.

Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map

In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.