Richard Rava has joined Artemis Health as senior vice president of research and development, a new position at the firm. Rava comes to Artemis from Affymetrix, where he was a scientific co-founder and most recently senior vice president of research and development.
Joseph Blanchard will take over as chief operating officer at Aushon Biosystems. Blanchard previously was senior vice president of business development and strategy at Decision Biomarkers, and he has spent over 20 years in the life sciences field, Aushon said last week.
Agendia has tapped Alan Carter to serve as its new vice president of global business development. Carter formerly served as an executive at BioTrove, Celera, Applied Biosystems, and PerkinElmer. At Agendia, Carter will handle strategic business opportunities for the company's molecular diagnostics portfolio.
RainDance Technologies has named Patrick Kelly to the newly created position of European sales director. Kelly, based in Manchester, UK, joins the firm from Helicos Biosciences where he was global business manager for the company's European operations. He has also held European sales positions for Agilent Technologies, Affymetrix, and Applied Biosystems.