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Tom Humphreys

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Tom Humphreys, professor of cell and molecular biology at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, has been tapped to lead research initiatives for the university's new Center for Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics.

Humphreys has been on the faculty at Manoa for 34 years. During that time, he organized the first recombinant DNA lab in Hawaii, led a reorganization of the UH Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, established the graduate program in cell and molecular biology and founded Hawaii Biotech, the state's biotech venture. He has accepted a three-year appointment as director of the center, effective July 1.

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