Agilent Technologies has named Lars Holmkvist as a senior vice president and president of its Diagnostics and Genomics group. Holmkvist was president and CEO of diagnostic developer Dako, which Agilent acquired in June. He joined Dako from Applied Biosystems and previously was at Medtronic Vascular and Cardiac Surgery.
HTG Molecular Diagnostics has hired Vijay Modur as vice president of translational science and chief medical officer. Modur recently was global head of diagnostic discovery at Novartis Molecular Diagnostics and he also was a senior director at Novartis Molecular Diagnostics and an associate director at Merck Research Laboratories.