Kip Miller has been elected to the board of directors at Firefly BioWorks. Previously, he served as president of genetic systems at Life Technologies, where he was responsible for the Applied Biosystems DNA sequencing business and development of applications in forensic and HLA diagnostics. During his term at Life Tech, he also served as senior vice president of the Biodiscovery and Enabling Technologies Division in Life Tech's Invitrogen business. Prior to joining Life Tech, he held multiple roles at BD Biosciences.
Dale Levitzke has been appointed to vice president of global sales for life sciences at NanoString Technologies. Levitzke joins the company from Illumina, where he was senior director and global sales manager for the company's PCR division.
Previously, he was head of global sales for Helixis, general manager of Corbett Robotics, and core facility manager at the University of Newcastle's Analytical and Biomolecular Research Facility. He holds a BS in molecular biology from La Trobe University Melbourne.