Jeff Fitzgerald has joined Expression Analysis as director of business development.
Fitzgerald previously held sales positions at RainDance Technologies and Affymetrix. While at Affy, he supported "key genome and academic research centers in the use of expression, resequencing, and genotyping microarrays," EA said.
He holds a BS in microbiology and molecular genetics from the University of Vermont.
Orion Genomics has named Steven Smith as its vice president of bioinformatics.
Prior to joining Orion, Smith was owner of Genesmith Informatics, a consulting firm specializing in bioinformatics support, software development, and genome analysis. Previously, he served as vice president of bioinformatics at NimbleGen Systems, now Roche NimbleGen, where he supported the firm's custom microarray manufacturing and services. He also held positions at Millipore and Genetics Computer Group.