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Meridian Bioscience: Andy Kitzmiller

Meridian Bioscience has announced the appointment of Andy Kitzmiller as EVP and chief financial officer. Kitzmiller was most recently VP, chief accounting officer, and corporate controller at Hillenbrand, a company offering mold technologies and bulk materials handling systems, among other services. Before Hillenbrand he was the VP of finance and corporate controller of plastic processing equipment company Milacron and filled a variety of finance roles at GE Aviation. He also worked in the audit practice at consulting firm Deloitte & Touche.

The Scan

Foxtail Millet Pangenome, Graph-Based Reference Genome

Researchers in Nature Genetics described their generation of a foxtail millet pangenome, which they say can help in crop trait improvement.

Protein Length Distribution Consistent Across Species

An analysis in Genome Biology compares the lengths of proteins across more than 2,300 species, finding similar length distributions.

Novel Genetic Loci Linked to Insulin Resistance in New Study

A team reports in Nature Genetics that it used glucose challenge test data to home in on candidate genes involved in GLUT4 expression or trafficking.

RNA Editing in Octopuses Seems to Help Acclimation to Shifts in Water Temperature

A paper in Cell reports that octopuses use RNA editing to help them adjust to different water temperatures.