Blackstone Computing of Worcester, Mass., has appointed Michael Savage as chairman of the board. Savage was president of Molecular Simulations from 1991 to 1999 and then served as director and vice president of Pharmacopeia, which acquired MSI (now Accelrys).
Research Triangle Park, NC-based microarray genetics testing firm Expression Analysis has hired Wendell Jones as senior research statistician. Jones, who previously worked as a senior software reliability engineer for IBM and was the manager of research and technology at Nortel Networks, will support EA’s bioinformatics and analysis division.
Brian Zambrowicz, formerly senior vice president of genomics at Lexicon Genetics, has been promoted to executive vice president of research of the Woodlands, Texas-based company. Zambrowicz’ responsibilities will include forming new drug discovery partnerships while continuing to manage Lexicon’s existing alliances and oversee basic genomic discovery research.