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Steven Kriegsman, Todd Golub

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CytRx President and CEO Steven Kriegsman has received the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award from the Muscular Dystrophy Association in recognition of the company’s effort to develop a small-molecule therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
 

 
Avalon Pharmaceuticals, a developer of small molecule drugs, has appointed Todd Golub as its chairman and member of its scientific advisory board.
 
Golub is a founding member of the Broad Institute and serves as director of its cancer program. He is also an associate professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.

The Scan

NFTs for Genome Sharing

Nature News writes that non-fungible tokens could be a way for people to profit from sharing genomic data.

Wastewater Warning System

Time magazine writes that cities and college campuses are monitoring sewage for SARS-CoV-2, an approach officials hope lasts beyond COVID-19.

Networks to Boost Surveillance

Scientific American writes that new organizations and networks aim to improve the ability of developing countries to conduct SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance.

Genome Biology Papers on Gastric Cancer Epimutations, BUTTERFLY, GUNC Tool

In Genome Biology this week: recurrent epigenetic mutations in gastric cancer, correction tool for unique molecular identifier-based assays, and more.