Michelle Lyles has been appointed vice president of marketing and sales at Febit, the German microarray company said this week. She will be based in Febit’s US office in Medford, Mass.
Prior to joining Febit, Lyles served as director of sales with Sigma-Aldrich's research biotechnology business unit. She also worked previously as vice president of sales and marketing with Genospectra.
Lyles earned her PhD in biochemistry at Baylor College of Medicine and completed post-doctoral training at Emory University. She holds a BS in biology and a BS in chemistry from the University of New Orleans.
Invitrogen has agreed to give CEO Greg Lucier an increase in his base salary to $975,000, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The change was approved by the firm’s board of directors on Feb. 27 and is retroactive to Jan. 1, 2008.