Joel McComb is leaving his post as senior VP and GM of Illumina's Life Sciences business to become COO at Synthetic Genomics. McComb will depart Illumina and take on the new position at SGI, where he will report to founder and CEO J. Craig Venter, effective March 1.
Ulf Jönsson has joined PharmaDiagnostics as non-executive director, the firm said this week.
Jönsson previously served as CEO of Cellectricon. He also was a co-founder and CEO of Biacore, now part of GE Healthcare.