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Lentigen Names Invitrogen Alumnus to New Position; ChemGenex Hires New Cancer VP; Micronics Adds a Director; and Others

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Lentigen has named Adam Sachs to the newly created position of president of commercial operations, where he will lead efforts to market the firm’s lentiviral platform, the company said.
 
Sachs comes to Lentigen having spent 15 years in the biotech field, most recently as a molecular biology product development executive at Life Technologies, which is now Invitrogen.
 
Sachs also was director of manufacturing at Qiagen and vice president of operations at OriGene Technologies.  
 

 
ChemGenex has appointed Ian Nisbet vice president of oncology, the company said.
 
Nisbet comes ChemGenex from Millennium Pharmaceuticals, where he worked at obtaining US Food and Drug Administration approval for Millennium’s oncology treatments.
 

 
The Analytical and Life Science Systems Association, a trade group for product makers and marketers in the life sciences, has appointed Eksigent president and CEO David Weber to its board of directors, Eksigent said.
 
Before joining Eksigent Weber served as vice president of global marketing and business development for Stratagene and was president of the Americas at Amersham Biosciences.
 

 
Micronics has named Albert Luderer to its board of directors, the Redmond, Wash.-based diagnostics company said. Luderer is CEO at Biotrove, and has worked in medical diagnostics and technology for two decades.
 
In his career, Luderer has been president and COO at Biomerieux and had been a vice president of technology development at Boehringer Mannheim.
 

 
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