Agilent Technologies Announces New Leadership in Biological Systems Division
News Feb 17, 2010
Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced the appointments of Robert Schueren as vice president and general manager, Genomics; and John Fjeldsted, Ph.D., as general manager, Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry.
“The life sciences and biological systems business continues to be a key growth driver for Agilent, and the addition of Robert and John strengthens our current leadership team and positions us well for future success,” said Gustavo Salem, vice president and general manager of Agilent’s Biological Systems Division.
Schueren will be responsible for all genomics operations, including microarrays, QPCR and life science reagents. Most recently, he was global head of companion diagnostics, clinical biomarker, and sample operations at Genentech/Roche.
Fjeldsted will be responsible for managing the LC/MS business and driving market share in high-end LC/MS. He has been with Agilent for more than 25 years and played a key role in the tremendous growth of Agilent’s LC/MS unit.
Additionally, George Stafford has joined Agilent as LC/MS hardware R&D manager. Most recently, Stafford held the position of R&D program manager, responsible for Thermo Fisher Scientific’s LC/MS research programs and university collaborations.
CRISPR Screening Reveals Sickle Cell Disease TargetNews
A key signaling protein, known as heme-regulated inhibitor (HRI), has been identified as a potential therapeutic target for the development of drugs to treat sickle cell disease, using a CRISPR screening approach.READ MORE
DNA Methylation Related to Liver Disease in Obese PatientsNews
DNA methylation implicated in initiation of liver fibrosis in non-alcoholic fatty liver diseaseREAD MORE
UCL Technology Fund Investment MeiraGTx Raises $75 Million in IPONews
MeiraGTx Holdings plc raised $75 million of gross proceeds upon close of the company’s initial public offering (IPO).READ MORE
International Conference on Neurooncology and Neurosurgery
Sep 17 - Sep 18, 2018