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George Adam Jr., Arnold Levine, William Longfield, Eric Setzer, Gary Boch

Eric Setzer has become chief financial officer and Gary Boch senior director of sales at Expression Analysis, the company said last week. Setzer was previously CFO of Kolis Scientific. Boch comes to EA from Amaxa, where he was national director of industrial markets.

Three members of Applied Biosystems' board of directors will join the board of the Life Technologies, the new company that will result from the merger of ABI and Invitrogen, when the transaction closes: George Adam, Jr., chairman of Recondo Technology; Arnold Levine, professor at the Institute for Advanced Study; and William Longfield, retired chairman and CEO of C.R. Bard. The nine current members of Invitrogen's board of directors will also become directors of the new company.

The Scan

Genetic Testing Approach Explores Origins of Blastocyst Aneuploidy

Investigators in AJHG distinguish between aneuploidy events related to meiotic missegregation in haploid cells and those involving post-zygotic mitotic errors and mosaicism.

Study Looks at Parent Uncertainties After Children's Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Diagnoses

A qualitative study in EJHG looks at personal, practical, scientific, and existential uncertainties in parents as their children go through SCID diagnoses, treatment, and post-treatment stages.

Antimicrobial Resistance Study Highlights Key Protein Domains

By screening diverse versions of an outer membrane porin protein in Vibrio cholerae, researchers in PLOS Genetics flagged protein domain regions influencing antimicrobial resistance.

Latent HIV Found in White Blood Cells of Individuals on Long-Term Treatments

Researchers in Nature Microbiology find HIV genetic material in monocyte white blood cells and in macrophages that differentiated from them in individuals on HIV-suppressive treatment.