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• The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced the appointments of Melinda Hayman, Ph.D., as GMA Director of Microbiology and William Koshute, M.S., as a GMA Scientist in Chemistry.

Hayman is a food microbiologist with over 10 years of experience specializing in Food Safety, including government and industry appointments.  Most recently, she served as Director of Technical Services at Food Safety Net Services (FSNS), where she managed Laboratory Quality Systems, Training, Method Validation, and Special Projects.

Koshute most recently served as a pharmaceutical Research Scientist for Sanofi-Aventis in analytical support for new drug applications, and is said to have "extensive experience in the areas of method development and validation, protein purification, immunodiagnostics and food biotechnology."
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