Alan Faichney had joined Arrayjet as non-executive chairman, the UK microarray instrument provider said this week.
Faichney has served as managing director of Concept Systems, an oil exploration company; senior vice president of Ion Geophysical, a seismic solutions firm; chief operating officer at DEM-Solutions, a Scottish software startup; and CEO of Edinburgh Instrumens, a scientific instruments vendor.
The National Cancer Institute has appointed Stephen Chanock to be director of NCI's Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics and a scientific director of the institute.
Chanock takes over DCEG from founding director Joseph Fraumeni, who stepped down from the post a year ago.
Chanock formerly was a tenured investigator in the Genomic Variation Section of the Pediatric Oncology Branch in NCI’s Center for Cancer Research, he was co-chair of NCI's Genetics, Genomics, and Proteomics Faculty, and he was chief of the Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory and the Laboratory of Translational Genomics. He also was acting director of the NCI Center for Cancer Genomics from 2012 to 2013.
BioArray News interviewed Chanock in 2011 about his role in supporting genome-wide association studies (BAN 3/1/2011).