Helicos shuffled some executives last week, with company co-founder and CEO Stanley Lapidus taking on the job of chairman from Noubar Afeyan and Stephen Lombardi moving up to the role of president while retaining his job as COO. Afeyan was named lead independent director on the company’s board.
Lombardi was previously COO and vice president of Helicos. Prior to joining the company, he was a senior VP at Affymetrix and before that he spent 16 years at Applied Biosystems as an executive in the company’s DNA sequencing and genetic analysis business.
BioForce NanoSciences has appointed Michael Dunham to its board of directors. Dunham previously was on the board of directors at Arryx Technology. He is chairman and owner of Workwise and Intercim, and he previously was senior VP of business development for Industrial & Financial Systems and was co-founder and CEO of Effective Management Systems.