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2010-07-26 07:00:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentris Corporation, a global leader in applied clinical pharmacogenomics, announced today that they have appointed Karen Weck, M.D., as a consulting Medical Director. Dr. Weck replaces the previous medical director to continue Gentris' CLIA program and help expand opportunities to develop new biomarkers. "Gentris is very fortunate to have Dr. Weck join us as a consulting Medical Director," said Dawn Bordeaux, Chief Operating Officer of Gentris....

2008-09-24 12:00:17

My small shop has exclusive importing deals on quality food and wine from Italy. I'd like to expand my operations nationally. What are the best -- and not too expensive -- routes for expansion? -- A.D., Sunderland, England There are many ways to expand your sales, including supplying gourmet food and wine shops, selling direct to consumers on your Web site, and perhaps putting out a catalog that narrowly targets a particular type of product or customer. For instance, you could publish a...

2008-07-06 15:00:18

By Louise Continelli, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 6--What does it take to be a working actress living in Buffalo? Several part-time jobs, according to Loraine O'Donnell. "Man, am I busy," said O'Donnell, who will appear in Artpark's "Beauty and the Beast" beginning Aug. 14. She will then switch roles in time for Curtain Up! in September, when she will star as the late pop chanteuse Dusty Springfield in the original musical "Wishin' and Hopin'," in the New Phoenix Theatre. The...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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