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Movers & Shakers: Sep 10, 2009

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Nick Roelofs was promoted to Agilent senior vice president and president of the Life Sciences Group at Agilent Technologies, the firm said last week.

The move comes as Agilent separates its Bio-Analytical Measurement division into the Chemical Analysis Group and Life Sciences Group effective Nov. 1, the start of its fiscal 2010 year. Electronic Measurement will be the third group comprising Agilent.

Roelofs has been vice president and general manager of the Life Sciences division within BAM.

Mike McMullen, who has been vice president and general manager of Chemical Analysis within BAM was also promoted to Agilent senior vice president and president of the new group, Agilent said.


Costel Darie was appointed assistant professor of chemistry and biomolecular science at Clarkson University, the school announced this week.

His research interests include proteomics, protein-protein interactions, cellular signaling, cancer, serum biomarkers, and immunotherapy, Clarkson said in a statement. Before joining the school's faculty, Darie was a postdoctoral associate at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York, a research scientist at the Skirball Institute at New York University, and an associate scientist at Mt. Sinai.

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