David McGee, co-founder and executive vice president of Large Scale Biology, will leave the Vaca-
ville, Calif.-based company to become a consultant in the biotechnology industry.
Todd Edwards has been appointed field technical specialist at lab automation equipment provider Protedyne. He joins the company from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, where he was a postdoctoral researcher, developing automated techniques for protein expression and purification. He has also worked as an assistant professor in the department of physics at Whitman College. He holds a PhD in bioengineering from the University of Washington in Seattle and a BS in physics from Haverford College.
Pierre Cassigneul has been appointed operating partner of biopharma and bio-IT consulting firm Stone Bridge Management. Cassigneul comes to the firm from Becton Dickinson, where he was vice president of diabetes management. Previously, he was senior vice president of Bayer, and general manager of the company’s diabetes self-testing business. He has also served in Ortho Diagnostic Systems’ AIDS and hepatitis business unit and at Abbott Laboratories.