Proteomics Expert Peter Kim to Head Merck s Research Operations | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, Dec 6 – Peter Kim, a professor at MIT and a renowned proteomics experts, has decided to leave academia to head Merck’s research operations.

An assistant to Kim confirmed the move. Neither he nor a Merck spokesperson was immediately available for comment.

The move, first reported in The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, is seen as signaling the pharmaceutical giant’s increased efforts to strengthen its proteomics initiative.

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