NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The J. Craig Venter Institute has appointed Karen Nelson as President and Robert Friedman as chief operating officer. They will report to Craig Venter, who will continue to lead JCVI as founder, CEO, and chairman of the board of trustees.

Nelson has been at JCVI since 1996 and will continue to serve as director of the institute's offices in Rockville, Md., and leader of the Human Genomic Medicine Group. She will remain based in Rockville.

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