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By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genome Canada has appointed Pierre Meulian to be president and CEO, a job he assumed earlier this week. Meulien, who replaces interim President and CEO Dale Patterson, is stepping down from his post as chief scientific officer of Genome BC to take on the new position. Patterson will continue his work in the role of VP of Genome Canada's external relations.

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The Verge details the account of an academic who alleges her university retaliated against her after she complained of sexual harassment by her supervisor.

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