Continuing with UVP’s growth and new product development, UVP has added several new personnel recently to assist with the expansion efforts. “We are pleased to announce several new and highly qualified specialists to our team,” says Leighton Smith, President and CEO of UVP, “who will facilitate our growth initiatives to introduce new and exciting imaging and application technologies for laboratory researchers around the world.” Roy Ames joins UVP’s Engineering Department as Systems Engineer. He brings over ten years of innovative electro-mechanical and mechanical design experience, including expertise in motion control and highly repeatable precision production methods. Roy spent three years with Haas Automation, the largest US manufacturer of computer controlled machining equipment such as CNC mills & lathes. In addition to his engineering background, Roy is a knowledgeable machinist and can quickly program and prototype new designs as needed. Roy earned his BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Florida. Claudia Lee joins UVP as Systems/Applications Engineer. She has six plus years of experience with various imaging systems and fluorescent spectroscopy. Claudia has completed her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at UC Irvine and her M.S. in Physics at the University of Illinois. Janelle Batman joins UVP as Marketing Product Specialist. Janelle has nine years in products marketing and medical product development. She has achieved Six Sigma “Black Belt” status, and she has experience defining and setting best practices, and training others in Six Sigma concepts. She has completed her M.B.A. in Marketing through California State University, Dominguez Hills, and earned her B.S. in Biomedical/Mechanical Engineering at USC. Mark Tremayne joins UVP’s Technical Support Department providing world wide support for UVP’s BioImaging Systems. Mark brings six years of technical support and repair experience related to computer and electronic products. Mark is pursuing his B.S. Degree through ITT Technical Institute. He was with Best Buy for six years as a “Geek Squad” Manager. Bill Cowsar joins UVP as BioImaging Sales Specialist. Bill has strong experience in our industry, including seven years with Fuji Medical Systems where he was a Regional Account Manager the past four years. He also spent two years as the Director-Research Sales for Luminex Corp. and four years as a Senior Sales Rep for Betagen. Additional technical sales roles include working with I.B.I./Kodak and Immulok Inc./Ortho Diagnostic Systems. Bill earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology through the University of TX at Austin, and he took graduate level classes in Molecular Genetics at the University of TX at Dallas. Amit Lodhia joins UVP’s Cambridge UK office as Regional Sales Specialist providing imaging and applications sales and support to our customers and dealers in the United Kingdom and Ireland. He comes from GATC Biotech and Ashfield Healthcare. Amit is a graduate of Kings College in London with a BSc in Biochemistry and Immunology. About UVP, LLC UVP is a global leader in life science imaging, supplying imaging systems for academic, biopharmaceutical and biotechnology applications. With core expertise as the leading developer and manufacturer of ultraviolet products since 1932, UVP continues to provide innovative products and specializes in fluorescence and luminescence-based imaging applications for life sciences. The organization provides comprehensive service and support to customers and dealers worldwide. UVP’s headquarters and manufacturing operations are located in Upland, California. European operations, Ultra-Violet Products Ltd., is located in Cambridge, UK. For information, go to www.uvp.com.