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Molecular diagnostics shop CombiMatrix
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has hired Trilochan Sahoo as its new director of cytogenetics. Sahoo will report to Chief Medical Officer Wes Tyson. Before joining CombiMatrix, Sahoo was senior director of clinical cytogenetics at Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute.


HTG Molecular Diagnostics announced that Patrick Roche has joined the firm as its new senior VP for IVD assay development. Roche comes to HTG from Ventana Medical Systems where he was VP of translational diagnostics and where he led companion diagnostics development efforts with pharmaceutical partners. Before Ventana, Roche was director of the immunohistochemistry clinical lab at the Mayo Clinic.

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