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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – George Church has been elected to serve on Sigma-Aldrich's board of directors, the firm said today. Church is professor of genetics at the Harvard Medical School and director of the Center for Computational Genetics in Cambridge, Mass. He played a key role in the Human Genome Project and is a co-founder of the start-up consumer genomics firm Knome and synthetic biology firm Codon Devices. He also has been co-developing the Polonator, a second-generation sequencing system, with Danaher.

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