Navigation Links
Techne Corporation Announces That John L. Higgins has Accepted a Seat on Techne's Board
Date:5/19/2009

MINNEAPOLIS, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Techne Corporation (Nasdaq: TECH) today announced that Mr. John L. Higgins has accepted a position on Techne's Board of Directors and will also serve as a member of Techne's Audit, Compensation and Nominations and Governance Committees. Mr. Higgins' initial term will begin immediately and run through October 29, 2009. Techne's shareholders reelect Directors on an annual basis.

Mr. Higgins has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated since January 2007 and has been a member of Ligand's Board of Directors since March 2007. From 1997 until joining Ligand, Mr. Higgins was with Connetics Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company, as its Chief Financial Officer, and also served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration and Corporate Development at Connetics from January 2002 until its acquisition by Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. in December 2006.

Mr. Higgins was previously a member of the executive management team at BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Currently, he is a Director of BioCryst and serves as Chairperson of its Audit Committee. Before joining BioCryst in 1994, Mr. Higgins was a member of the healthcare banking team of Dillon, Read & Co. Inc., an investment banking firm. Mr. Higgins also serves as Chairman of CoMentis, Inc, a biopharmaceutical company, and has served as a director of numerous public and private companies. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with an A.B. from Colgate University.

Mr. Thomas E. Oland, Techne's Chairman and CEO, said, "I am extremely pleased with Mr. Higgins' decision to accept a position on Techne's Board. His combination of biopharmaceutical business experience and background as a chief financial officer and investment banker, combined wi
'/>"/>

SOURCE Techne Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited Third Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2009
2. Techne Corporation Declares Dividend and Announces an Increase in Its Share Repurchase Program
3. Techne Corporation Declares Dividend
4. Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited First Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2009
5. Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited Fourth Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2008
6. Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited Second Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2008
7. Techne Corporation Announces Share Repurchase Authorization
8. Onyx Pharmaceuticals Files Complaint Against Bayer Corporation
9. Odyssey Thera Announces Collaboration With Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation, and Issuance of Core Patent in Japan
10. Dendreon Corporation CEO Mitchell H. Gold, M.D. Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year(R) 2009 Award Finalist in the Pacific Northwest
11. Apex Bioventures Acquisition Corporation Receives Notice of Extension from NYSE Amex
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/25/2015)... London, UK (PRWEB) March 25, 2015 ... of natural ingredients in all forms of food nutrients, ... led to a substantial rise in demand for natural ... astaxanthin have started to ramp up their capacities to ... for both natural and synthetic source astaxanthin (used in ...
(Date:3/25/2015)... March 25, 2015 Data from ... Mechanism of Action in Neuromuscular Diseases , ... Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) announced the publication of ... troponin activator tirasemtiv in the journal Neurotherapeutics. ... “Evidence of Effect” or hypothesis-generating clinical trial which ...
(Date:3/25/2015)... March 25, 2015 Researchers at ... nanoparticle technology that will enable broader and less ... diseases with a simple breath screen. The Minnesota-based ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval process ... the innovative Nanoparticle Biomarker Tagging device. , Ancon ...
(Date:3/25/2015)... Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), ... economic advancement of Georgia,s technology ... Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia ... the 2015 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 25, ... Top 40 Awards recognize Georgia -based ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Astaxanthin Market to Reach Value of USD 1.1 billion by 2020, Expects Industry Experts in New Report Available at MarketPublishers.com 2Cytokinetics Announces Publication of Results from Phase II Trial of Tirasemtiv in Patients with Myasthenia Gravis 2Cytokinetics Announces Publication of Results from Phase II Trial of Tirasemtiv in Patients with Myasthenia Gravis 3Cytokinetics Announces Publication of Results from Phase II Trial of Tirasemtiv in Patients with Myasthenia Gravis 4Cytokinetics Announces Publication of Results from Phase II Trial of Tirasemtiv in Patients with Myasthenia Gravis 5Cytokinetics Announces Publication of Results from Phase II Trial of Tirasemtiv in Patients with Myasthenia Gravis 6Ancon Medical Researchers Make Nanotechnology Breakthrough for Disease Screening Technology 2Ancon Medical Researchers Make Nanotechnology Breakthrough for Disease Screening Technology 3Streamline Health, Inc. Named a TAG Top 40 Innovative Technology Company 2Streamline Health, Inc. Named a TAG Top 40 Innovative Technology Company 3Streamline Health, Inc. Named a TAG Top 40 Innovative Technology Company 4
... Unique Technology Greatly Improves Signal to Noise , ... Nikon Instruments, Inc. ( www.nikoninstruments.com ) today launched VAAS Detection, ... of data normally lost during the course of the experiment. ... are rejected by the emission side pinhole, traditionally used at ...
... 15 Senetek PLC,(OTC Bulletin Board: SNKTY), a Life ... the science of healthy aging, today,announced an agreement with ... Sciences in Poznan, Poland for the exclusive rights to ... therapeutic technology for,the potential use against a broad range ...
... VIENNA, Austria, December 15 bwin, the world,s,leading online ... Health Alliance, a Harvard Medical School Teaching Affiliate, have,just ... The,research objective is to use scientific evidence to create ... of the,world,s largest longitudinal study. , ...
Cached Biology Technology:Nikon Instruments Introduces Exclusive VAAS Detector Imaging Method for Confocal Microscopy 2Nikon Instruments Introduces Exclusive VAAS Detector Imaging Method for Confocal Microscopy 3Senetek PLC Acquires Rights to Additional Anticancer RNAi Technology 2bwin and Harvard Medical School Faculty Sign 5-Year Research Cooperation Agreement 2
(Date:3/20/2015)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vkzvcs/iris_biometrics ) has announced ... Business Report" report to their offering. This ... Thousands. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, ... Europe , Asia-Pacific , ... America . Annual estimates and forecasts are ...
(Date:3/18/2015)... , March 18, 2015 As mobile ... new revolutionary smart wallets and apps continue to be introduced ... entrenched in the mobile payment industry in focus today are:  ... Ltd. (NYSE: BABA ), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: ... and Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB ) ...
(Date:3/17/2015)... Emotient, the leader in facial expression ... availability of Emotient Analytics , the world,s ... facial expressions. The system analyzes videos of people ... services. It delivers audience response metrics - such ... derived from facial evidence of emotional states. Consumer ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing 2Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing 3Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing 4Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing 5Revolutionary Smart Wallet & Mobile Payment Choices Change the Game for Consumers - Company Begins Shipping Newest Digital Wallet to Customers 2Revolutionary Smart Wallet & Mobile Payment Choices Change the Game for Consumers - Company Begins Shipping Newest Digital Wallet to Customers 3Revolutionary Smart Wallet & Mobile Payment Choices Change the Game for Consumers - Company Begins Shipping Newest Digital Wallet to Customers 4Revolutionary Smart Wallet & Mobile Payment Choices Change the Game for Consumers - Company Begins Shipping Newest Digital Wallet to Customers 5Revolutionary Smart Wallet & Mobile Payment Choices Change the Game for Consumers - Company Begins Shipping Newest Digital Wallet to Customers 6New Emotient Web Service Measures Audience Response Using On-Demand Facial Expression Analysis 2New Emotient Web Service Measures Audience Response Using On-Demand Facial Expression Analysis 3New Emotient Web Service Measures Audience Response Using On-Demand Facial Expression Analysis 4
... human cousins, orangutans enjoy food and don,t mind working a ... even less picky. Two teams of students at Rice ... to efficiently, durably, safely and inexpensively meet the feeding needs ... "For the orangutans, we wanted to make it like a ...
... 1619, the pioneering astronomer Johannes Kepler published Harmonices Mundi ... planets and asserted that the laws of nature governing ... in music. In so doing, Kepler provided important support ... by Copernicus. In the latest issue of ...
... a game show, or just on the job, what causes ... study by researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) ... people can become so afraid of losing their potentially lucrative ... somewhat unexpected conclusion. After all, you would think that the ...
Cached Biology News:Feeding without the frenzy 2The music of the (hemi)spheres sheds new light on schizophrenia 2Why do people choke when the stakes are high? 2Why do people choke when the stakes are high? 3Why do people choke when the stakes are high? 4
... plastic feeding tubes for rodent oral gavage ... risk of perforation and trauma. Plus they ... cleaning and the risk of cross-contamination. ... 20ga Length: ...
Adult Bovine Serum US Origin...
... atoms at the 9, 10, 12, and 13 ... internal standard for the quantification of 13(S)-HODE by ... incubation of linoleic acid with plant and mammalian ... adhesion of tumor cells to the endothelium at ...
...
Biology Products: