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AlphaGene Names Schechter as New President and CEO


WOBURN, Mass.--The bioinformatics company AlphaGene has named Alan Schechter as its new president and CEO, replacing George Scheele, who will remain as AlphaGene's chairman of the board and chief scientific officer.

Schechter was previously president and CEO of Applied Carotenoid Sciences Inc., a biopharmaceutical device R&D company. AlphaGene is focused on developing technologies for gene and protein discovery to accelerate drug development.

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