Mod­er­na dips in­to J&J's tal­ent pool for Tal Zak­s' re­place­ment; Jim Mullen choos­es next chief sci­en­tist at Ed­i­tas Med­i­cine

→ Ap­par­ent­ly Tal Zaks took George Costan­za’s con­cept on Se­in­feld of go­ing out on a high note to heart at Mod­er­na, mak­ing his plans to leave his lofty perch as CMO in Feb­ru­ary af­ter the biotech be­came a house­hold name for mil­lions re­ceiv­ing its mR­NA Covid-19 vac­cine. Start­ing Ju­ly 6, J&J vet Paul Bur­ton will suc­ceed one of Stéphane Ban­cel’s most trust­ed as­so­ciates, climb­ing on board as Mod­er­na push­es past Covid-19 and con­cen­trates on oth­er vac­cine can­di­dates.

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