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PerkinElmer has appointed CEO and President Robert Friel to the additional job of chairman of its board of directors. The company said that the appointment is part of a leadership succession plan that it adopted in 2007. Friel succeeds Gregory Summe, who did not stand for re-election. Friel started at the company in 1999 as CFO and he was promoted to president and COO in 2007, and he took the CEO spot from Summe last year.

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This week in Nature: Researchers describe the adaptation of organisms to environmental changes, while another study provides new insights into pig domestication.

The blog Sartorial Science seeks to challenge the stereotype of scientists as frumpy, messy, clueless dressers.

While one researcher says cloning the mammoth may be decades away, if successful, it may lead to a theme park of species that would no longer be extinct.

DNA Sequencing is being used by researchers in California to survey fish and marine life as part of a conservation effort.

Sep
24
Sponsored by
Personalis

This online seminar will outline a targeted enrichment technology to improve next-generation sequencing assays for cancer research and clinical applications. 

Oct
01
Sponsored by
Swift Biosciences

This webinar will discuss a new library preparation method that enables complete methylome characterization from only about 20 starting cells.

Oct
29
Sponsored by
Lucigen

This webinar will focus on a range of research and clinical applications enabled by improvements in mate pair technology for whole genome sequencing.