David Atkins has been named CEO of Congenica, a maker of clinical genomics interpretation software. Atkins will lead Congenica as it looks to expand to the US and Asia, the Cambridge, England-based company said. He previously served as CEO of Synevo, a chain of clinical diagnostic laboratories in Germany and Eastern Europe. With the hiring of Atkins, interim CEO Nick Lench resumes his full-time duties as chief operating officer. Cofounder and former CEO Tom Weaver remains on the Congenica board.
LexaGene announced today that it has appointed Greg Dale as VP of product development and manufacturing. Dale previously served as VP of product development, manufacturing, and quality at Emulate. Prior to Emulate, Dale served as general manager and senior director of NGS engineering at Qiagen.
JSR Life Sciences has appointed Nalini Murdter as president and CEO of MBL International (MBLI), a JSR subdivision that provides products for life sciences research and clinical diagnostics, specializing in reagents and assays for detecting biomarkers and analyzing disease pathways. Murdter previously served as vice president of commercial operations and business development at MBLI, and managing director of the diagnostics and research products division at JSR. She was previously chief business offices a NanoString Technologies, and held several senior management positions in business development, strategy, and marketing at Agilent Technologies.
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