Bruker Daltonics has made Michael Schubert vice president for research and development, the company said last week. Schubert will be responsible for managing R&D activities in the United States, Germany, Switzerland, and Japan.
Most recently, Schubert was project manager in the Bruker Daltonics ion trap program. He has a PhD in physics from the University of Hamburg.
Epoch Biosciences has appointed Janet Whitmore to its board of directors. Whitmore is the founder and president of Benton Consulting, a business-development and processes shop. Previously, she was an executive with Mobil (now ExxonMobil).
Epoch has also said that Riccardo Pigliucci, a member of the board since 2000, will not seek to be re-elected in May 2004. Pigliucci is chairman and CEO of Discovery Partners International of San Diego, the company said.