NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – John Sherwin has taken the role of director of laboratory operations for PerkinElmer’s genetic screening business. Sherwin formerly as chief of the Genetic Disease Branch for the State of California’s prenatal and newborn screening program, and before that he was chief of the California Genetic Disease Library. He also has been president of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry and the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry.
Metabolix has appointed Joseph Hill to the chief financial officer position. Hill recently was senior VP and CFO at Amicas, and before that he was VP and CFO at both Dirig Software and Maconomy.
Illumina has appointed Mike Bouchard to be VP of finance. Bouchard had the same title at Websense, and he also has been director of finance at Gateway and global finance manager at Rohm & Haas Company, and CFO at SAL Limited.
Monogram Biosciences has promoted Gordon Parry to the post of VP of research and development, oncology, from the role of senior director of the same department. Parry was involved in cancer research at Berlex Biosciences as head of cancer research. He also was a researcher at the University of California’s Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.
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