Illumina Names VP

San Diego-based Illumina announced this morning that it has named Nicholas J. Naclerio, Ph.D., as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development at the firm. Naclerio was the co-founder and executive chairman of Quanterix, and also has served at Boreal Genomics, O-Link Bioscience, Fluxion Bioscience, True Materials, ParAllel BioScience, Motorola, DARPA, and the U.S. Air Force. The firm said Dr. Naclerio will be reponsible for corporate and business development, including licensing, strategic planning, and acquisitions. Illumina is a supplier of gene sequencing and analysis tools.