InSphero has appointed Beate Schnell to serve as head of sales, expanding the company's senior management team. She joins InSphero after holding senior-level strategic sales, sales operations, and key account management positions at Promega and Abbott Diagnostics.
Amylyx Pharmaceuticals has appointed Walter Gilbert to the company's board of directors. He currently serves as vice chairman of the board of directors for Myriad Genetics and the Carl M. Loeb university professor emeritus at Harvard University. Gilbert co-founded Biogen and served as its CEO and as the chairman of the board of directors from 1981 to 1985. Before that he received the 1980 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work developing a rapid method of DNA sequencing.
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