RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Karen Nield has been promoted to vice president for finance and human resources at Gentris Corporation.

Previously, Nield was executive director for finance. She has worked for the firm since 2004. Before joining Gentris, Nield worked in the transaction services mergers and acquisitions division for PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina with degrees in accounting and marketing.

Gentris is focused on pharmacogenomic services and diagnostic solutions.