Illumina has named Melina Cimler to be vice president of quality and regulatory affairs. She will lead the company's quality and regulatory organizations to support its development, manufacturing, and distribution activities. Cimler formerly worked in similar positions at Beckman Coulter, Abbott Molecular, and Gen-Probe. Prior to joining Illumina, Cimler was president of PandiaDx Consulting. She holds a PhD in pharmacology from the University of Washington.