Person: Dr Michael Morgan

Dr Michael Morgan

Dr Michael Morgan has been appointed chief scientific officer of Genome Canada, filling a key position that was vacated last year with the resignation of Dr Alex MacKenzie (R$, December 9/05). Morgan spent 20 years with the Wellcome Trust and held a variety of positions before including chief executive of the organization’s genome campus and…

Dr Duane Sniezek

Dr Duane Sniezek has been appointed director of TRLabs’ Calgary operations with responsibilities that include expanding its labs’ technology and applications research program and enhancing industry-university-government research relationships. Sniezek joined TRLabs Calgary in 2001 as technology transfer manager and was appointed COO of its Network for Emerging Wireless Technologies (NEWT) centre in 2002. Over a…

Dr Amir Khandani

Dr Amir Khandani has been appointed the inaugural chair holder of the NSERC-Nortel Chair in Advanced Telecommunications Technologies at the Univ of Waterloo (U of W). Khandani will lead a research program focused on third generation (3G) and fourth generation (4G) broadband wireless technologies. The move to 4G requires a major increase in speed and…