Lumera has appointed Joseph Vallner to its board of directors. Vallner is president and chief operating officer of Cell Genesys. Prior to joining Cell Genesys in 1999, he held positions at SEQUUS Pharmaceuticals, Syntex, and G.D. Searle. Vallner was also an associate professor of pharmaceutics at the University of Georgia.
Tom Mino, president and CEO of Lumera, said in a statement that Vallner's "operational expertise in bioscience will help us to increase productivity as we grow our proteomics business."