Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

David Denny, Peter Wyngaard, Matt Anstett, Colleen Kincaid-Beal, Gregory Schiffman, Simon Best, Jack Reynolds

Compendia has hired several new managers (see feature story, this issue, for further details on the company’s growth strategy): David Denny, previously product manager of Gene Logic’s Genesis enterprise gene expression analysis package, has joined as director of product management; Peter Wyngaard, who previously worked at web development company InterConnect, is now vice president of product development; Matt Anstett, previously life sciences market manager at Spotfire, is vice president of scientific applications; and Colleen Kincaid-Beal, formerly director of clinical data programming at i3 Statprobe, is director of operations.

Gregory Schiffman has joined the board of directors of Entelos and will lead the board’s audit committee as chair. Simon Best, the current chair of the committee, will step down as chair but will remain on the committee.
Schiffman is CFO of Dendreon. Prior to that, he was CFO and executive vice president at Affymetrix and vice president and controller for Applied Biosystems. Schiffman has also held senior management positions at Hewlett Packard and IBM

BioWisdom has appointed Jack Reynolds as chairman of the board of its Safety Intelligence Program. Reynolds recently retired from Pfizer where he was senior vice president of research and development and worldwide head of safety sciences and comparative medicine. At BioWisdom, Reynolds will advise the company on the development and implementation of its Safety Intelligence Program, a safety-assessment technology platform.

Filed under

The Scan

Booster Push

New data shows a decline in SARS-CoV-2 vaccine efficacy over time, which the New York Times says Pfizer is using to argue its case for a booster, even as the lower efficacy remains high.

With Help from Mr. Fluffington, PurrhD

Cats could make good study animals for genetic research, the University of Missouri's Leslie Lyons tells the Atlantic.

Man Charged With Threatening to Harm Fauci, Collins

The Hill reports that Thomas Patrick Connally, Jr., was charged with making threats against federal officials.

Nature Papers Present Approach to Find Natural Products, Method to ID Cancer Driver Mutations, More

In Nature this week: combination of cryogenic electron microscopy with genome mining helps uncover natural products, driver mutations in cancer, and more.