NEW YORK, Feb. 12 -- Jay Evans, of the US Agricultural Research Service Bee Research Laboratory, and Steven Larson, of the ARS Forage and Research Laboratory, have won early "Early Career Scientist of the Year" awards from the Service, the ARS said today. Evans won for his "contributions in genomics research of honey bees and their parasites, pests and pathogens," and Larson won for "gene mapping and related research in support of range plant improvement and use," according to an ARS statement.
The researchers were to be each presented with a plaque, a cash award, and additional research funding at an awards ceremony today.
ParAllele BioScience has appointed Applied Biosystems co-founder Andre Marion to its board of directors, the company said Feb. 11.
Curt LaBelle was appointed a senior associate in the health care investment department at Venture Capital firm Tullis-Dickerson Feb. 11. LaBelle comes to the company from seed-stage life sciences venture firm Convergent Ventures, which is in
Tullis- Dickerson, based in
David Campbell has been appointed CSO of Etiologics, based in
Before joining GSK,
Etiologics, a spinoff from the
Ardais has appointed to its scientific advisory board Todd Golub, director for cancer genomics at the Whitehead/MIT Center for Genome Research, the company said Feb. 10.
Golub, who is also a pediatric oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, received his MD from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
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