Emma Millican, Harold Swerdlow
LGC has appointed Emma Millican as global NGS business unit manager and Harold Swerdlow as head of NGS technology development, positions the firm created to support the launch of its new NGS business unit.
Millican was previously director of scientific operations at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and prior to joining the Sanger Institute, she was the UK director of forensic and applied genetics at Eurofins.
Swerdlow joins LGC from the New York Genome Center, where he was vice president of sequencing. Previously, he was head of research and development at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and also served as chief technology officer at the Dolomite Center.