CombiMatrix Molecular Diagnostics last week said CEO Matt Watson will step down and will be replaced by Mansoor Mohammed, who is currently president and COO. Watson will stay on with the company for three months as a consultant.
Robert Ellis has been elected to the board of directors at SciGene, the company said this week. Ellis is currently executive chairman of Biotrove, where he was formerly CEO and president.
Ellis also was vice president of R&D at Affymetrix and was a senior manager at Genometrix, Applied Biosystems, PerkinElmer, and Hewlett Packard.