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Progenika has appointed Gerald Sandler, a professor of pathology and medicine at Georgetown University's Medical Center, to its scientific advisory board. Sandler directs transfusion medicine at Georgetown, and he formerly was associate vice president and chief marketing officer of the American Red Cross Blood Services and medical director of the Red Cross's Rare Blood Donor Registry and National Reference Laboratories.
 

 
Jonathan Sheridan will take over the role of vice president of commercial operations at High Throughput Genomics. Sheridan formerly was director of sales and corporate development at Epicentre Biotechnologies and regional product line leader at PerkinElmer's Life and Analytical Sciences group. He will run the company's new office in Madison, Wis.
 

 
PerkinElmer has elected Patrick Sullivan to its board of directors. Sullivan is executive chairman of Hologic and he previously served as president and CEO of Cytyc. He also worked in sales and marketing at Abbott Laboratories and he was consultant at McKinsey & Company.
 

 
WaferGen Biosystems has promoted John McEntee to associate vice president of engineering. McEntee previously served as director of engineering.
 
McEntee has served as WaferGen's director of engineering since 2007. Prior to joining WaferGen, he held various management positions with Potter Drilling, Xyratex International, and Agilent Technologies, where he worked with the firm’s microarray group.

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