Aushon Biosystems has appointed Sven Beushausen to be its new chief scientific officer. He joins the Billerica, Mass.-based protein array technologies firm from Pfizer, where he was molecular medicine site leader.
Beushausen also has held other senior scientific positions within Pfizer, and previously worked as director of manufacturing technologies for Invitrogen (now Life Technologies).
Caris Life Sciences announced last week several recent additions and appointments to its senior scientific staff at its facilities in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Phoenix, Ariz.
Andy Tasinato was named director of research at the company's new R&D lab in Lausanne. Previously he was head of research at the University Hospital Lausanne and Bern. He will be overseeing Elodie Ristorcelli, who received her doctorate in biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine in Marseille; and Gherici Hassaine, previously head of BioXtal's R&D laboratory.
Dan Holterman joined the company's Phoenix facility as a senior research scientist along with scientists Wang-Juh Chen, Jorge Schettini, and Tassilo Hornung.