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Carl Hull, Gregory Schiffman

Carl Hull, formerly vice president and general manager of Applied Biosystems’ Sequence Detection System and Microarray business units, has joined Gen-Probe as executive vice president and COO.
Prior to ABI, Hull was CEO at Applied Imaging and he worked in marketing and sales at Ventana Medical Systems and at Abbott Laboratories.


Former Affymetrix CFO Gregory Schiffman has joined the board of directors of Entelos. Schiffman is CFO at Dendreon. He also was a vice president and controller for Applied Biosystems and a manager at Hewlett Packard and at IBM.

The Scan

Comfort of Home

The Guardian reports that AstraZeneca is to run more clinical trials from people's homes with the aim of increasing participant diversity.

Keep Under Control

Genetic technologies are among the tools suggested to manage invasive species and feral animals in Australia, Newsweek says.

Just Make It

The New York Times writes that there is increased interest in applying gene synthesis to even more applications.

Nucleic Acids Research Papers on OncoDB, mBodyMap, Genomicus

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database to analyze large cancer datasets, human body microbe database, and more.