Applied Imaging will promote Robin Stracey, president and COO, to the position of president and CEO on Jan.1, the company said last week. He will replace Carl Hull, who will resign on Dec. 31, as previously announced.
Janet Lankard has become vice president of sales for Quantum Dot, the company said last week. He will lead the sales team for Quantum Dot's upcoming launch of the Mosaic Gene Expression Assay system. Lankard formerly was a director of sales for Affymetrix, which she joined in 1998. She has also been an executive sales account manager with Applied Biosystems. Lankard holds a BA in biochemistry from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Chandu Ammini joined Benitec in October as manager of business development. Before joining the company, he was a biotech consultant at Bethesda Bioscience Partners. Prior to that, he worked as a business development associate for MacroGenics. Ammini holds a PhD in molecular genetics and microbiology from the
Nicolas Roelofs, chief operating officer of Stratagene, will resign by the end of the year to take a position closer to his family, the company said in an SEC filing last week. Stratagene's CEO Joseph Sorge will assume Roelofs' responsibilities until the company finds a successor.
Daniel Shaughnessy, senior vice president of corporate development, general counsel, and corporate secretary of Charles River Laboratories, will leave his posts at the end of the year, the company said last week. He will join the faculty of
Todd Smithhas been appointed as science and technology advisor of Moliris, the Fort Worth, Texas-based antibiotic drug discovery company said yesterday. He is the CEO and chairman of Geospiza, and a specialist in bioinformatics and medicinal chemistry, emphasizing the cloning and sequencing of antibiotic biosynthesis genes, according to Moliris.
Heather Kowalski, Craig Venter's long-term spokeswoman and vice president of policy and planning at the J. Craig Venter Institute, has left her post to take a position at an undisclosed public relations firm in
Lander Brown has become vice president of human resources and administration of Third Wave Technologies, the company said on Monday. Previously, he was executive vice president of human resources and a member of the
Philip Petraglia has become controller of the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, PLSG said today. He joins the public/private biotech investment partnership from Resources Connection, a professional services firm. Petraglia holds a bachelor's degree from