NEW YORK, Jan 5 – Proteomics company Structural Bioinformatics said Friday it has appointed Ian McDonald as vice president of drug discovery.

McDonald was previously senior director of chemistry at Merck Research Laboratories. He is an inventor on 32 patents in the US.

" Over the past few years, SBI has consistently demonstrated its unique ability to efficiently generate initial hits from in silico screening of virtual libraries against modeled protein structures,” McDonald said in a statement.

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