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John Boyce will head up Bio-Rad's Cambridge-based Digital Biology Center, formed as part of Bio-Rad's acquisition of GnuBio last week. Boyce was previously co-founder, president, and CEO of GnuBio. Before that, he was head of business development and scientific collaborations at Helicos. He was also senior director of commercial development at Parallele Biosciences (now Affymetrix) and senior director of sales and marketing at Sequenom.


Knome has appointed Josh Forsythe to vice president of sales and marketing. He joins Knome from Golden Helix, where he was most recently VP of business development.

The Scan

Shape of Them All

According to BBC News, researchers have developed a protein structure database that includes much of the human proteome.

For Flu and More

The Wall Street Journal reports that several vaccine developers are working on mRNA-based vaccines for influenza.

To Boost Women

China's Ministry of Science and Technology aims to boost the number of female researchers through a new policy, reports the South China Morning Post.

Science Papers Describe Approach to Predict Chemotherapeutic Response, Role of Transcriptional Noise

In Science this week: neural network to predict chemotherapeutic response in cancer patients, and more.