NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Paul MacLeman, CEO of Australian firm Genetic Technologies, and other members of the firm's board and executive team resigned Tuesday following the firm's annual general meeting.

The resignations came after Chairman Mel Bridges and Director Huw Jones were not re-elected to the firm's board. Those two will leave the board along with Director Greg Brown, who resigned following the results of the voting even though he was re-elected. David Sparling, VP of legal and corporate development for the firm, also tendered his resignation.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Alnylam's RNAi-based therapy Onpattro, according to Stat News.

Harvard Medical School's Seth Cassel and Cigall Kadoch argue in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the recent TAILORx trial shows the potential of genomic-based medicine.

Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.