It’s a safe bet that 30-year-old Cyrus Harmon has forgotten any regrets he might have had about dropping out of graduate school to start up his own software company. Affymetrix last month agreed to buy Neomorphic for $70 million in stock. Harmon was the largest single shareholder and CEO of the 25-person company, which had revenues of $2.6 million in 1999. Harmon’s title at Affymetrix will be vice president of computational genomics.

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