* Affymetrix Inc., of Santa Clara, Calif., appointed Lubert Stryer toits board. Stryer is a Winzer Professor in the School of Medicine andprofessor of neurobiology at Stanford University.

* Antex Biologics, of Gaithersburg, Md., appointed Theresa Smith asvice president of corporate development.

* Aurora Biosciences Corp., of La Jolla, Calif., appointed NealBurres as director of screening and John Mendlein as director ofintellectual property and senior legal counsel.

* BioStratum Inc., of Lake Forest, Ill., appointed Archie Prestayko aschairman, president and CEO and Charles Sanders as director.

* Cortecs International, of London, appointed Martin Preuveneers asinternational operations director.

* CytoMed Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., appointed Richard Woodrichas executive vice president and chief operating officer.

* Dyax Corp., of Cambridge, Mass., appointed Craig Hess to the newposition of senior vice president, operations for the company'sSeparations Division.

* Exelixis Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., appointedGeorge Scangos as president and CEO. Most recently he waspresident of Bayer Biotechnology.

* Genelabs Technologies Inc., of Redwood City, Calif., promotedJames Smith to chief operating officer.

* ID Biomedical Corp., of Vancouver, British Columbia, appointedRichard Bastiani to its board.

* MacroMed Inc., of Salt Lake City, promoted Younsik Cha toexecutive director of research and development.

* Maxim Pharmaceuticals Inc., of San Diego, said Dale Sanderjoined the company as chief financial officer, vice president offinance, secretary and treasurer.

* Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., made thefollowing appointments: Anne Craig, patent counsel; Jose-CarlosGutierrez-Ramos, senior scientist and head of experimentaltherapeutics; Karl Handelsman, director of business development;Beverly Holley, director of investor and public relations; PeterMcLoughlin, director, organization development and training; JamesMerryweather, director, program management; A. Jeannette Potts,associate director, licensing; and James Vath, senior scientist, proteinbiochemistry.

* Variagenics Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., appointed Fred Ledley aspresident, chief operating officer and director.

* Xenova Group plc, of Slough, U.K., appointed Ronald Irwin,Adrian Harris and Michael Ross as directors.

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