Retrogenix has tapped Matthew Britz to be its North American business development director. Britz will operate out of the UK firm's newly established US office in Cambridge, Mass. He previously served as director of business development at Evory Therapeutics and earlier in his career held scientific and managerial positions at Pfizer, Merck, and Acambis.
Affymetrix has announced the three recipients of its 2014 Tumor Profiling Grant. The grants support translational cancer research. Recipients receive tools to discover and validate at least two different analytes – DNA, RNA, or protein – from 30 tumor samples.
The new recipients and their project titles are: