SAN DIEGO, CA, May 27, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senomyx, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNMX), a leading company focused on using proprietary technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients for the food, beverage, and ingredient supply industries, announced today the appointment of David L. Linemeyer, Ph.D., to the position of Vice President, Biology.
Dr. Linemeyer has more than 20 years of experience in directing biology research programs and collaborative research projects in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. His expertise includes the characterization of novel receptors and the establishment of receptor-based assays similar to the technologies used by Senomyx to discover new flavor ingredients. He is an inventor on numerous patents and is a co-author of approximately 50 scientific publications. Dr. Linemeyer will be joining Senomyx's strong scientific management team that includes Mark J. Zoller, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Discovery & Development and Chief Scientific Officer, and Donald S. Karanewsky, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Discovery.
"In addition to leading research departments that focused on cell biology and the discovery of new agents, David has extensive experience in intellectual property, regulatory affairs, and business development activities at both large and small companies," noted Kent Snyder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Senomyx. "His successful working relationships with external partners will be a valuable asset as Senomyx continues to create new flavor ingredients that meet the needs of our current and potential future collaborators. We welcome the addition of David to Senomyx and look forward to his scientific and managerial contributions to our Discovery & Development programs."
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