NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The New York Genome Center has named Harold Swerdlow its VP of Technology Innovation.

In the role, he will be responsible for developing technologies to be used in genomics research and in clinical applications, including microfluidic tools for reducing the cost of single-cell and other DNA preparation methods for next-generation sequencing.

Swerdlow formerly was head of R&D at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, he formerly was chief technology officer at Dolomite, and he was senior director of research at Solexa.

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