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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 …

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

NPR reports that government and private insurers are being slow to cover recently approved CAR-T cell therapies.

CNBC reports that there are thousands of genetic tests available for consumers to chose between.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of ducks, whole-genome doubling among tumor samples, and more.