Anika Therapeutics Inc., of Woburn, Mass., named Roger Stikeleather vice president, sales and marketing.

Beyond Genomics Inc., of Waltham, Mass., added Robert McBurney as senior vice president, research and development and chief scientific officer. It also added Paul Stroobant as vice president, biochemistry and protein chemistry.

Bio-Technology General Corp., of East Brunswick, N.J., appointed Zeb Horowitz senior vice president, chief medical officer.

Celsion Corp., of Columbia, Md., formed an office of the chief executive, comprised of Augustine Cheung, Anthony Deasey and Daniel Reale.

Egea Biosciences Inc., of San Diego, appointed Steven Richieri senior vice president of regulatory affairs and product development.

Forward Ventures, of San Diego, named Maria Walker administrative partner.

Generex Biotechnology Corp., of Toronto, appointed John Barratt to its board.

Hemispherx Biopharma Inc., of Philadelphia, appointed James Knill vice president of clinical development for its HIV/AIDS division and David Fedorczyk director of clinical and statistical affairs.

Lexicon Genetics Inc., of The Woodlands, Texas, appointed Alan Nies chairman of its medical advisory board.

Neurion Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Pasadena, Calif., appointed Mark Suto executive vice president and chief scientific officer.

Nonlinear Dynamics Ltd., of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, appointed Mark Bennett general manager, Asia Pacific.

OXIS International Inc., of Portland, Ore., created an animal health profiling scientific advisory committee consisting of Norbert Chirase, Steve Armbruster and Delbert Miles.

Protein Design Labs Inc., of Fremont, Calif., elected Patrick Gage to its board.

Pure Protein LLC, of Oklahoma City, appointed Pierre Chretien to be responsible for marketing and business development efforts in Canada.

Sanderling Ventures, of San Diego, appointed Paul Grayson a director.

Serono SA, of Geneva, appointed Fereydoun Firouz president of its U.S. operations and Timothy Wells senior executive vice president of research.

The Mattson Jack Group, of St. Louis, appointed Allan Kolins vice president in its Parsippany, N.J., office; appointed Carl Siekmann vice president, corporate development services; and named Sheila Benson a consultant in its scientific and technical group.

Third Wave Technologies Inc., of Madison, Wis., appointed John Puisis chief operating officer.