Oncotech of Tustin, Calif., has signed on Dennis Kibler as a member of its scientific advisory board and as an advisor to its bioinformatics program. Kibler is a professor of information and computer science at the University of California, Irvine. He has published extensively in the fields of bioinformatics, machine learning, problem solving, and artificial intelligence.
At Oncotech, Kibler will assist in the statistical analysis of gene expression and protein expression data to identify genetic targets in various cancers.
David Muth has joined San Diego, Calif.-based Structural Bioinformatics as president and chief operating officer, where he will be responsible for oversight of company operations including sales, marketing, and database production, as well as drug research and development at SBI and its European subsidiary, SBI Advanced Technologies.
Prior to joining SBI, Muth was senior vice president of business operations for the biopharmaceutical firm NABI, where he grew the company’s pharmaceutical sales by 40 percent annually. Additionally, he was responsible for two product acquisitions and four product launches.
Muth also held several senior management positions at Johnson & Johnson in a variety of senior management roles.