George Bers, John Wareham, Bruce Wallace, Conrad Gilliam, Vamsi Mootha, Daphne Koller, Julie Theriot, Joe DeRisi, David Butler-Jones | GenomeWeb

George Bers, formerly vice president of systems biology at Beckman Coulter, has left the company, BioCommerce Week has learned.

Bers joined Beckman 2001 as president of the life sciences division.

John Wareham, chairman and CEO of Beckman Coulter, told BCW this week that Bers and the company parted by mutual agreement.

Bruce Wallace, vice president and director of the company’s Systems Biology Business Center, has taken over Bers’ duties, Wareham said.

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