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Allen Lamb, Vineet Bansal, Debbie Corazzelli

Allen Lamb has been appointed laboratory director at Signature Genomic Laboratories.
Prior to joining Signature, Lamb was a medical director in the cytogenetics laboratory at University of Utah ARUP Laboratories and an associate professor of clinical pathology in the department of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He previously worked at Genzyme Genetics.
Lamb is a founding fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and is certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in clinical cytogenetics and clinical molecular genetics. He holds a PhD in molecular biology and biochemistry from Wesleyan University and completed his postdoc at the University of North Carolina and Harvard Medical School.

Med BioGene has appointed Vineet Bansal to be director of product launch and marketing, and has appointed Debbie Corazzelli as senior advisor of diagnostics commercialization.
Both had previously worked at Brisbane, Calif.-based XDx and were involved with that company’s gene expression-based test for managing heart transplant patients to market.
Bansal holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MSc from Rutgers University. Corazelli holds an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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