Gene Myers has joined the scientific advisory board of CuraGen’s genomics technology subsidiary 454 Life Sciences. As VP of informatics at Celera Genomics, Myers led the assembly and analysis of the company’s human genome sequencing project. He is currently a professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley.
Confirmant has named several new members to is scientific advisory board: Graham Cameron, associate director of the EBI; Duncan Campbell, director of the MRC HGMP Resource Center at the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus; and Michael Liebman, director of computational biology and biomedical informatics at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
Munich, Germany-based bioinformatics firm Definiens has named Jens Finnern as director of business development, Ralph Humberg as director of channel sales, and Manfred Voglmaier as director of sales. The company also promoted J rgen Klenk from director of R&D to VP and CTO. Prior to joining Definiens, Finnern was the executive managing director of the German Cancer Institute, Humberg worked as director of marketing for ADVA Optical Networking, and Voglmaier was managing director of NuGenesis Technologies.