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Amy Lemke has been appointed to associate professor in the Institute for Health and Society's Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities at the Medical College of Wisconsin. In this role, she will advance the center's new Program in Genomics and Ethics to conduct research on ethical issues raised by emerging genomic technologies.

Lemke holds a PhD in public health, community sciences from the University of Illinois-Chicago, and an MS in genetic counseling from the University of California, Berkeley.


Illumina has appointed Marc Stapley to senior vice president and chief financial officer. Christian Henry, who had been serving dual positions as both the company's chief financial officer and general manager of Illumina's genetic analysis business, will continue to head the genetic analysis business. The change will go into effect on Jan. 20.

Stapley joins Illumina from Pfizer, where he served as senior vice president responsible for global financial processes and systems. Previously, he held various senior finance roles at Alcatel-Lucent. He also worked as finance director and controller for several groups at Cadence Design Systems. He holds a BS in mathematics from the University of Reading in the UK and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

The Scan

Tens of Millions Saved

The Associated Press writes that vaccines against COVID-19 saved an estimated 20 million lives in their first year.

Supersized Bacterium

NPR reports that researchers have found and characterized a bacterium that is visible to the naked eye.

Also Subvariants

Moderna says its bivalent SARS-CoV-2 vaccine leads to a strong immune response against Omicron subvariants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Science Papers Present Gene-Edited Mouse Models of Liver Cancer, Hürthle Cell Carcinoma Analysis

In Science this week: a collection of mouse models of primary liver cancer, and more.