Synbiotics Corp. of San Diego has appointed James DeCesare toits board of directors. DeCesare, who is currently anindependent consultant, has had various corporatemanagement positions at Bayer AG, Schering Corp.'s veterinarydivision and Merck & Co.

Gene Ostrow has joined EcoScience Corp. of Worcester, Mass., asvice president of finance and chief financial officer. Ostrowcame from NCS Corp., where he was executive vice presidentand chief financial officer.

Joining the board of directors at Bio-Technology General Corp.of New York are Herbert Conrad and Carl Kaplan. Conrad is theformer president of Hoffmann-La Roche Pharmaceuticals;Kaplan is a senior partner in the New York office of Fulbright &Jaworski.

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