Protein array maker Zyomyx has hired Hirdey Bhathal as vice president of corporate development. Bhathal will be responsible for business development and sales of the company’s protein chip products and technologies. Prior to joining the Hayward, Calif. company, he held positions at Agilent and LI-COR Biotechnology, where he sold microarray and sequencing technology.
Microfluidics maker Caliper Technologies has elected Robert Bishop to its board of directors. Bishop is currently the president, CEO and chairman of the biopharmaceutical company AutoImmune.
Prior to joining AutoImmune in 1992, Bishop held a number of senior executive positions at Allergan. Bishop also spent 10 years at American Hospital Supply. He earned his doctorate in Biochemistry from the University of Southern California and an MBA from the University of Miami. He also serves on the boards of Quintiles, Transnational, and Millipore.