Sally Rockey, the deputy director for extramural research at the US National Institutes of Health, will be leaving her post in mid-September, the agency says.

After leaving NIH, Rockey will be taking up the helm of the recently created Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, which will focus on national and international agricultural issues.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

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