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Wilmington-based contract research and testing firm PPD has appointed Mike Wilkinson, Ph.D., as executive vice president and chief information officer and Paul Colvin as executive vice president of global clinical development, effective June 30. More

Durham-based Expression Analysis said it is buying exclusive commercial rights to a state-of-the-art DNA sequencing system from California's Pacific Biosciences, enhancing its genomic services for clinical trials and research clients with the ability to map a human genome in hours for about $100. More

Yanping Zhang, PhD, associate professor in the department of radiation oncology at the UNC School of Medicine, has been awarded the $25,000 third annual Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award in recognition of his work. More