Boreal Genomics said this week that it has appointed Nitin Sood as CEO and a member of the company's board.
Sood joins Boreal from Agilent Technologies' Life Sciences group, where he most recently served as general manager in charge of the automation business. Sood has also held senior management positions at Applied Biosystems, now Life Technologies. He holds an MS in computer science and molecular biology.
Corning said this week that Richard Eglen has joined the company as vice president and general manager of the Corning Life Science business segment.
Eglen most recently worked for the biodiscovery business of PerkinElmer. He will succeed Mark Beck, former senior vice president of Corning Life Sciences, who now leads Corning's Environmental Technologies business segment.