Gilbert Omenn was awarded the HUPO Distinguished Service Award at HUPO’s 6th Annual World Congress this week. Omenn is a professor of internal medicine, human genetics, public health, and computational biology at the University of Michigan.
Also Peter Roepstorff was awarded the HUPO Distinguished Achievement Award in Proteomics. He is a professor of protein chemistry at the University of Southern Denmark. A pioneer in protein and peptide mass spectrometry, he founded the Protein Research Group at the university.
In addition, Brian Chait was awarded the HUPO Distinguished Discovery Award in Proteomic Sciences. Chait is the head of the Laboratory for Mass Spectrometry and Gaseous Ion Chemistry at Rockefeller University.
Fluorotechnics appointed Guenther Thesseling head of its global sales and marketing team, the company said this week. Thesseling was previously at GE Healthcare where he was responsible for marketing proteomics products to the pharmaceutical and diagnostic industries and research centers.