Invitrogen has named Michael Stapleton general manager and vice president of its bioinformatics business and Vivien Bonazzi director of R&D for bioinformatics. Both positions “exemplify Invitrogen’s commitment to making bioinformatics an integral part of its solution set for life science research,” the company said in a statement. Stapleton most recently served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Accelrys. Bonazzi was director of product development and scientific management at Celera Genomics before joining Invitrogen.
DNAStar has hired Tom Schwei as vice president and general manager. Schwei has held management positions at
, PanVera, and Invitrogen.