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People in the News: Oct 13, 2011

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PrimeraDx has appointed Jeff Liter as vice president of corporate development.

Prior to joining the firm, he was director of strategy, business development, and licensing for Beckman Coulter, where he worked in the company's immunoassay and molecular diagnostics groups. Liter was previously the managing director with On Point Consulting.

Liter holds an MBA from University of Minnesota and a BA from Illinois State University.

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