This week's headlines showcased news of company acquisitions, company promotions, new flavor trends and more. Plus, The National Inventors Hall of Fame added a new inductee, and RIFM published an endpoint-specific read-across paper. Get caught up on this week's headlines below:
The promotions span various segments including Human Resources, Operations and Public Affairs.
The formal induction recognizing the molecular biologist's two patents will take place during a ceremony in October 2023.
The potential sale is subject to relevant regulatory approvals and routine closing adjustments.
Under the terms of the deal, Skylar will operate as a separate business unit within Starco Brands, continuing to be led by Cat Chen.
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Penned by RIFM’s Computational Chemistry lead scientist Holger Moustakas, Ph.D., alongside a team of RIFM scientists and Expert Panel for Fragrance Safety members, published “An Endpoint-Specific Framework for Read-Across Analog Selection for Human Health Effects” in the peer-reviewed journal Chemical Research in Toxicology.