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Snippets: Sep 14, 2011


Wendy Rubinstein will be a senior scientist at the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the National Library of Medicine starting Sept. 25. In this position, Rubinstein will lead the NIH Genetic Testing Registry project.

Previously, Rubinstein was clinical associate professor at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and an adjunct associate professor of medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She also directed the Center for Medical Genetics at Chicago's NorthShore University HealthSystem and was the chief of the genetics division at Evanston Hospital.

The National Human Genome Research Institute appointed Mark Guyer, current director of NHGRI's Division of Extramural Research, to be the institute's deputy director, and promoted James Mullikin to be director of its Intramural Sequencing Center from his present post as acting director.

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