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AlphaGene Names Schad Chief Scientific Officer

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WOBURN, Mass.--Peter Schad, former vice-president of bioinformatics and biotechnology and principal investigator for the Genome Sequence Database Project at the National Center for Genome Resources, has been appointed to the position of chief scientific officer at AlphaGene.

AlphaGene is a privately held service and research-based company with the capability to produce gene libraries containing full-length cDNA genes that include complete protein-encoding sequences. John Connolly, AlphaGene's chairman, said Schad's bioinformatics experience will "help provide the needed vision to make AlphaGene a leading functional genomics and proteomics organization."

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