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Reinhard Schneider, Richard Gill, Howard Berke, Michael McManus, Michael Milburn, Seymour Mong


Lion Bioscience of Heidelberg, Germany, has tapped Reinhard Schneider for the position of chief information officer.

Schneider is a Lion co-founder. He joined the company as vice president of bioinformatics in 1997 and became CEO of Lion Bioscience Research of Cambridge, Mass., in 1999.


AnVil Informatics, based in Lowell, Mass., has appointment Richard Gill as president and CEO. Former CEO Howard Berke will remain as a board director and former president Michael McManus will now serve as executive vice president and COO.

Prior to joining AnVil, Gill was president and CEO of ActiveCyte and president and COO of Genome Therapeutics.


Michael Milburn, most recently vice president of structural biology at Structural GenomiX, where he directed the bioinformatics, computational chemistry and crystallography groups, has been named senior vice president and head of research at Plexxikon of Berkeley, Calif.


Seymour Mong, a co-founder of Structural Bioinformatics, has joined BioStratum of Research Triangle Park, NC, as vice president of research.

As vice president of biotechnology at Structural Bioinformatics, Mong was responsible for drug target validation and drug discovery through a computational and data based approach.

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