The University of California, Santa Cruz Center for Biomolecular Science & Engineering has hired Todd Lowe to fill its newly created microarray faculty position. Lowe comes to UCSC from Stanford University, where he completed postdoctoral work in David Botstein’s lab combining computational genetics and DNA microarrays. In the Botstein lab, Lowe’s work focused on creating microarrays for extreme hyperthermophilic Archaea. Lowe completed his doctoral work in Sean Eddy’s lab at Washington University, St. Louis, where he received his PhD in molecular genetics in 1999.
Zyomyx has hired Nicholas Naclerio as its new vice president and chief business officer. Naclerio formerly served as founding vice president of Motorola Biochips.