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James Ogle, Philip Reilly, Francis Bullock, Edwin Hastings, Dietmar Schomburg, Philipp Bucher, Julio Collado-Vides, Reinhard Hehl, Takako Takai-Igarashi, David Farber.

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AnVil Informatics of Lowell, Mass., has appointed four new members to its business advisory committee.

James Ogle, formerly president and CEO of Quintiles Product Development Group; Philip Reilly, executive officer and chairman of the board at Interleukin Genetics; Francis Bullock, senior consultant with Arthur D. Little’s health care practice group; and Edwin Hastings, chairman and co-founder of consulting firm Granitar, will help guide Anvil’s strategic direction and provide advice on day-to-day business issues.

Dietmar Schomburg has been selected as spokesperson of Braunschweig, Germany-based Biobase’s new scientific advisory board. Schomburg has served as professor of biochemistry at the University of Köln since 1996.

The other members of the new advisory committee are Philipp Bucher of the Swiss Institute for Bioinformatics; Julio Collado-Vides of the Laboratory of Computational Biology in Cuernavaca, Mexico; Reinhard Hehl, of the Technical University of Braunschweig; and Takako Takai-Igarashi of the Human Genome Center at the University of Tokyo.

D’Trends of San Ramon, Calif., has signed on David Farber, formerly chief technologist of the US Federal Communications Commission, as chairperson of its information technology advisory board.

Farber holds appointments in both the electrical engineering and the computer and information science departments at the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves on a number of other industrial boards.

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