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APR15 2017

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Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News | GENengnews.com | APRIL 15, 2017 | 33 People Seven Bridges hired Mi- chael Hultner, Ph.D., as chief strategy officer; Mike Falvey as CFO; Andrew Gruen, Ph.D., as chief com- munications officer; and promoted Milan Mitrovic to chief product officer and Bruce Press to executive vice president, business de- velopment & strategy. The company also formed a sci- entific advisory board, con- sisting of: James Knight, Ph.D., Jan Korbel, Ph.D., Charles Lee, Ph.D., Heng Li, Ph.D., Gholson Lyon, M.D., Ph.D., and Gokhan Hotamisligil, M.D., Ph.D. Dynacure hired Stephane van Rooigen, M.D., as CEO and member of the board of directors; Frédéric Legros, Ph.D., as COO; and Leen Thielemans, Ph.D., as head of development; and appointed Frederic Chereau, Chris Mirabelli, Ph.D., Brett Monia, Ph.D., and Remi Droller to its board of directors. Bharatt Chowrira, Ph.D., J.D., is the new president and chief of business and strategy at PureTech Health. Cellectis appointed new members to its clinical advisory board: Catherine Bollard, MBChB, M.D., Hervé Dombret, M.D., Ola Landgren, M.D., Marcela V. Maus, M.D., Ph.D., and Dietger Niederweiser, M.D. Cambridge Epigenetix established a scientific ad- visory board consisting of: Shankar Balasubramanian, Ph.D., Wolf Reik, Ph.D., Anjana Rao, Ph.D., and Jay Shendure, M.D., Ph.D. Bio-Rad appointed Jeffrey Edwards, Gregory Hinckley, and Arnold Pinkston to its board of directors. Acasti Pharma appointed Barry A. Franklin, Ph.D., and Robert Hegele, M.D., to its scientific advisory board. Bioverativ appointed Anna Protopapas to its board of directors. Ryan Schroeder is the new president of CRB. Ipsen hired Benoit Hennion as executive vice president and president of primary care. ALK hired Hendrik Nolte, M.D., Ph.D., as senior vice president of R&D for North America and U.S. international markets. Berkeley Lights promoted Eric D. Hobbs, Ph.D., senior vice president of operations and consumables, to CEO and member of the board. Igor Matushansky, M.D., Ph.D., joined Hookipa Bio- tech as global head, R&D. Intrexon hired Andy Bass as senior vice president, consumer sector. Richard L. Wang is the new CEO of Fosun Kite Biotechnology. Bristol-Myers Squibb hired Thomas J. Lynch Jr., M.D., as executive vice president and CSO. Milestone Pharmaceuticals hired Joseph G. Oliveto as CEO. Al Blunt, M.D., is the new vice president of medical at Advaxis. Tocagen hired Mark Foletta as executive vice president and CFO. Poxel hired Christophe Arbet-Engels, M.D., Ph.D., as CMO and executive vice president, late develop- ment and medical affairs. Thomas Ichim, Ph.D., is the new CSO of Creative Medical Technology Holdings. Compugen appointed Miriam Merad, M.D., Ph.D., to its scientific advisory board. Molecular Assemblies appointed Floyd E. Romesberg, Ph.D., to its scientific advisory board. Sartorius hired Gerry MacKay as executive vice president of marketing, sales, and services for its lab products & services division. Andreas Maetzel, M.D., Ph.D., is the new senior vice president of medical at KalVista. ImmunoPrecise hired David Kroeger, Ph.D., as senior scientist. Leroy Hood, M.D., Ph.D., joined the BGI scientific advisory board. Annexon Biosciences appointed Thomas Wiggans to its board of directors and appointed William Young as chairman of its board of dirctors. Lycera appointed Pablo J. Cagnoni, M.D., to its board of directors. Send your People Announcements to people@GENengnews.com Subscribe Clinical OMICs extends GEN's comprehensive coverage to the clinic by focusing on the application of revolutionary molecular technologies in medical practice. Topics covered include personalized and precision medicine, next-gen sequencing, bioinformatics, reimbursement, and bioethics. To see past issues, recent news, and subscribe, go to: clinicalomics.com GEN'S NEW ePUB Molecular Diagnostics in Personalized Medicine Advanced Analytical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Clinical OMICs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Eurogentec . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Florida Atlantic University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 GEN/Agilent webinar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 GEN/Clarivate webinar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 GEN/Pall Life Sciences webinar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Integra Biosciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Iowa Economic Development Authority . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Kerry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Maxcyte . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Merck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Metabolon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cover Tip MilliporeSigma. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Mirus Bio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Novo Nordisk Pharmatech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 OriGene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 PerkinElmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Promega . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Sartorius Stedim Biotech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Selexis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Solabia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Taconic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 XTuit Pharmaceuticals hired Deborah Dunsire, M.D., as president, CEO, and member of the board of directors. Dr. Duns- ire was the president and CEO of FORUM Pharmaceuticals. Before that, she was the president and CEO of Millennium Pharma- ceuticals for eight years. Prior to that, she lead Novartis' North American oncology business. Agilent Technologies elected Koh Boon Hwee as chairman of its board of directors. He has been a member of the board since 2003. Hwee is the nonex- ecutive chairman of Sunningdale Tech. He has served as chairman for Singapore Airlines, Singapore Telecom, and DBS Bank. Earlier in his career, Hwee spent 14 years with Hewlett-Packard in Asia. Advertiser Index Brandi Davis-Dusenbery, Ph.D., was promoted to CEO of Seven Bridges. She is the former svp of science & product at Seven Bridges. Prior to joining the company, Dr. Davis-Dusenbery was a fellow at Harvard University's department of stem cell and regenerative medicine. 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