Helicos Biosciences has appointed William Cotter as vice president of operations, the company said this week. Cotter formerly was vice president of operations at Closure Medical Corporation, and before that worked at Sanofi Diagnostic Pasteur, which was purchased by Bio-Rad Laboratories in 1999. Helicos disclosed Cotter's appointment as part of its announcement that it has begun manufacturing its Heliscope genome sequencer.
 

 

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