Michael T. White, former general manager of Brunswick Biotechnetics in San Diego, has joined the Research Institute of Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, as an associate to the industrial liaison officer. The new position was created to facilitate the management and protection of the intellectual properties of the Scripps Research Institute.

White received a Ph.D. in botanical sciences and genetics in 1971 from the University of California, Los Angeles. He holds an MBA in marketing, earned in 1980, also from UCLA. White was president of Advanced Biotechnology Associates Inc. of San Francisco from 1982 to 1986, when he joined Brunswick Biotechnetics, a subsidiary of Brunswick Corp. of Skokie, Ill.

Donald C. Rio, assistant professor in the biology department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, has been appointed to a two-year term as MIT's Robert A. Swanson Professor in Life Sciences. The chair was established in 1986 by MIT graduate Robert...

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