In 2003, Sean George, director of business segments for cell biology, made the cover of Invitrogen’s annual report after moving into his position from Molecular Probes, which Invitrogen acquired that August. Today, George has a new position as vice president of diagnostic tools and solutions for Invitrogen and will be responsible for guiding the integration of the firm’s technology with that of Dynal, which Invitrogen this week said it plans to acquire for $386 million in a transaction that is expected to close in April (see article, page 1).

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