Two researchers at the Scripps Research Institute who focus on genetics and molecular biology are among the 72 new members and 18 foreign associates elected last week to the National Academy of Sciences. Bruce Beutler, chair of the department of genetics at Scripps Research, and Peter Wright, chair of the department of molecular biology, were both elected to NAS.
The California Healthcare Institute said last week that it has elected Daniel O’Day and Michael Onuscheck to its board of directors.
O’Day is currently president and CEO at Roche Molecular Diagnostics in Pleasanton, Calif. Onuscheck is president of the neuromodulation division at Boston Scientific.
CHI is a non-profit public-policy research organization representing California’s academic institutions, and biotechnology, medical device, diagnostics, and pharmaceutical firms.