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Consumer genomics company GeneLink BioSciences has appointed David Macdonald as interim CEO, effective Dec. 28, 2009.

Axel Nielsen, COO of Decode Genetics, has resigned from the company, effective Jan. 1. The firm disclosed the resignation in a US Securities and Exchange Commission filing, but did not say whether it intends to search for a replacement.

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.