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Gene Myers, who has been vice president of informatics research at Celera Genomics and worked in other informatics initiatives at Applera, Celera’s parent company, is leaving the company to take a post as professor at the University of California, Berkeley, in the department of electrical engineering & computer sciences beginning in January. In his new post, Myers will work with UC Berkeley’s Center for Integrative Genomics, a computation-focused hub for researchers in molecular evolution, biodiversity, and genomics. Before joining Celera in 1998, Myers taught at the University of Arizona in Tuscon for 17 years. Myers received his PhD in computer science from the University of Colorado, and a BS in mathematics from the California Institute of Technology.

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