Aurora Algae Appoints New CFO
News Jan 29, 2013
Mr. Roeschlein joins Aurora Algae from Trident Microsystems, where he served as a CFO consultant, assisting in the integration of two large acquisitions across three continents. Prior to that, he was CFO of Power Integrations, where he intensified investor relations activities and led the roadshow for its stock option buyback initiative, while driving profitability during an economic downturn. As CFO of Selectica, Inc., Bill Roeschlein successfully transitioned the company’s business model from an enterprise sales model to a Software as a Service (SaaS) model. Bill began his career in the audit practice of Coopers & Lybrand, and has lived and worked in Japan as an expatriate finance director for Asyst Technologies. He is an active-status California CPA, and holds a B.A. with honors from UCLA and an MBA from Cornell University.
“We are very pleased to have Bill join our executive team,” said Greg Bafalis, CEO of Aurora Algae. “He brings an impressive breadth of experience, including both financial and operational change management. This experience will be invaluable as we begin our commercial-scale build-out and transition from proof-of-concept to full commercial operation.”
Researchers Develop Novel ‘One-pot’ Approach to Conjugated Tetraenes SynthesisNews
TUAT researchers have achieved the new synthetic route of conjugated tetraenes from inexpensive and easily available 1,3-butadiene and substituted acetylenes by a one-pot approach under mild conditions. Conjugated tetraenes are important key substructures in biologically active natural products such as vitamins, and anti-mycotic drugs.READ MORE
Junk Food Has Lasting Effects on the Immune SystemNews
The immune system reacts similarly to a high fat and high calorie diet as to a bacterial infection. Scientists have shown that unhealthy food seems to make the body’s defences more aggressive in the long term. Even long after switching to a healthy diet, inflammation towards innate immune stimulation is more pronounced. These long-term changes may be involved in the development of arteriosclerosis and diabetes.READ MORE