With New CFO -- and New CEO -- Orchid Still Sharpens the Pencil | GenomeWeb

At A Glance

Name: Michael Spicer

Title: CFO, Orchid Biosciences

Education: BA, accounting, University of Virginia; MBA, Harvard

Background: Vice president of finance, LifeCodes; CFO at White River Corporation

Age: 50


In October 2001, when Orchid Biosciences announced plans to buy LifeCodes for $13 million in stock, Orchid was starting to build its forensics and paternity businesses.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

In PNAS this week: genes involved in histone deacetylation in Arabidopsis, effects of pathogenic presenilin-1 mutations, and more.

After a study finds DNA from antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Beijing smog, residents there worry, according to the New York Times.

Canada begins its search for a chief government science advisor, Nature News reports.

A company is using facial recognition tools to identify genetic disorders from pictures, Technology Review reports.