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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has named Toumy Guettouche a senior scientist and director of sequencing within CHOP's Center for Applied Genomics. He reports to Hakon Hakonarson, who heads the center. Guettouche joins CHOP from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, where he was most recently the director of research and development in the CLIA laboratory of the University's Clinical and Translational Genetics. His previous roles at the University of Miami include director of genome technology assessment and implementation, and director of the oncogenomics core facility. He holds a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Miami.

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