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People in the News: Transgenomic CCO Resigns; Costa Joins Illumina

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Transgenomic's chief commercial officer Chad Richards resigned effective May 10, the company said in a recent filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Transgenomic said it has not named a replacement.


Gina Costa is now senior director of genomic applications at Illumina.

Costa joins Illumina from Life Technologies, where she was senior director of genetic analysis, working on development of the Ion Torrent and SOLiD sequencing technologies. She has also held positions at Agencourt Bioscience and Roche's 454 Life Sciences.

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