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Jeff Fitzgerald has joined Expression Analysis as director of business development.

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Expression Analysis has hired Jeff Fitzgerald as director of business development. Fitzgerald has more than ten years of sales and support experience with Affymetrix and RainDance Technologies.

Expression Analysis has appointed Jeff Fitzgerald as director of business development.

This story was originally published Aug. 8.
Expression Analysis is now a certified service provider of Agilent's SureSelect target enrichment kit, the companies said this week.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies today announced that Expression Analysis is now a certified service provider for its SureSelect Target Enrichment System for next-generation sequencing.

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