Broken String Biosciences: Gavin Burns
Gavin Burns has been appointed as VP of quality and operations at Broken String Biosciences, a Cambridge, UK-based genomics company. He will help with the development of the firm's next-generation sequencing-based DNA break-mapping platform, Induce-seq. Burns was previously associate director of quality at Illumina. He also held senior quality and operational roles at several UK-based startups, most recently at Biocrucible. He holds a PhD in genomics from the British Antarctic Survey, a polar research institute, and from Gothenburg University in Sweden.