y Neurobiological Technologies Inc., of Richmond, Calif., hasappointed Michael Ostrach executive vice president and chief operatingofficer.y Editek Inc., of Burlington, N.C., has named James Skinner chairmanin addition to his roles as president and CEO.y Morphogenesis Inc., of Cranbury, N.J., has named Jame Maida vicepresident of finance and chief financial officer.y Cytel Corp., of San Diego, has appointed Linda Paradiso seniordirector of clinical development.y Synergen Inc., of Boulder, Co., has named Paul Koivuniemi vicepresident and general counsel, Scott C. Stromatt vice president ofclinical research and Giles Campion vice president of clinical research.y Peter Blackburn was appointed president and chief operating officerof Applied Microbiology Inc. in New York.y Alza Corp., of Palo Alto, Calif., has formed a new medical scientificadvisory board consisting of Armen Tashjian Jr., Helen Blau, DavidGolan, John Parrish and Jean Wilson.y Robert Breyer has been named president and chief operating officerof Alkermes Inc., of Cambridge, Mass.

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