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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies said this week that it has appointed Ron Nersesian to be company president as well as chief operating officer, effective immediately.

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Epigenomics' CFO Olivier Schacht to depart company; Gen-Probe CEO Carl Hull elected CHI chairman; Thermo Fisher elects Nelson Chai to board of directors.

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Yale spinout Kolltan appoints new directors, managers; University Funds names Monlux as president; OCE adds Shoichet to board; Ben-Yakar named CBO of Weizmann's Yeda R&D; Lappin to preside over Council for American Medical Innovation; and CHI names Stobo and Hull to board.

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Lapo Paladini, Carl Hull, Gregory Porter

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California Healthcare Institute 2009 Report on California's Biomedical Industry, Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization, Colorado Bioscience Roadmap 2008, 2008 Innovation Capital Report for Central Ohio, and more …

The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.