Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute has elected Gregory Lucier to chairman of the board. He will take over from M. Wainwright Fishburn Jr., who will remain a member of the board.
Lucier is CEO and chairman of Life Technologies. He also served on Sanford-Burnham's Board of Trustees from 2005 until 2011. He holds a BS in engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.