Jerry Williamson has been appointed as the new president of Biacore, replacing Thomas Wida, who is leaving the company, Biacore International said on Monday. Williamson joins the
William Barna has been named director of sales of bioinformatics software provider VizX Labs, the company said this month. Barna joins VizX Labs in this newly created position from Cytyc, where he was a district sales manager.
Andrea Grant has been appointed as managing director of Galadeno, the new service unit of Galapagos Genomics, the Mechelen, Belgium-based company said today. Grant used to be Galapagos' director of business development.
Argeris Karabelaswill become the new chairman of the board of directors of Human Genome Sciences next month, replacing William Haseltime after his retirement, the company said on Monday. Karabelas is a partner of investment firm Care Capital and has been a director of Human Genome Sciences since 2002. He holds a PhD in pharmacokinetics from the
In addition, Human Genome Sciences has promoted Craig Rosen to president and chief operating officer, from president for research and development. Laura D'Andrea Tyson will retire from the company's board of directors to devote more time to other responsibilities.
Silvano Fumero and Larry Respess have joined the board of directors of Nautilus Biotech, the Paris-based company said last week. Respess, an intellectual property lawyer, is senior vice president and general counsel of Nanogen. Fumero, who will chair the board, is CEO of Creabilis Therapeutics, a drug discovery company based in
Sydney Brenner, Samuel Aparicio, and Byrappa Venkatesh of the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in
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