Intro

Genomics expert with 20+ years experience in R&D, marketing, and business consulting.

Disciplines

Genetics Molecular Biology

Skills & Expertise

Genomics Transcriptomics Molecular Diagnostics DNA Sequencing RNA-sequencing

No certifications added.

Models & Organisms

Arabidopsis

No instrumentation added.

Experience

Genomics Advisor/Consultant

SanDiegOmicsPart time

January 2017 - Present

Del Mar, CA USA

Speciality Genomics Business Consulting Services: • Advisor – helping startups develop business plans, product-market fit analysis, and connecting people and opportunities • Consultant – explaining genomics market and technology developments to market analysts, investment bankers, hedge fund managers, media and platform companies

Co-Founder, Chief Science Officer

AllSeqFull Time

May 2013 - December 2020

San Diego, CA USA

I co-founded and was the scientific and technical lead for AllSeq, Inc, the world's first online next generation sequencing marketplace. * Co-led the processes of bringing it from conception to seed round to a fully functioning online marketplace.

Chief Science Officer

BlueSeqFull Time

January 2011 - May 2013

San Diego, CA USA

BlueSEQ was an independent guide for outsourcing DNA sequencing for researchers and clinicians. Online tools provided a project overview and defined the sequencing strategy that best matched the user needs, based on preferred criteria (budget, time frame, expertise, location, etc.) * Scientific and Technical lead * Coordinated technical support services

Product Manager/Market Manager

IlluminaFull Time

September 2005 - November 2010

San Diego, CA USA

Led the team responsible for the product marketing of all of Illumina's microarray and sequencing gene expression and gene regulation products.

Scientist/Sr. Scientist

IlluminaFull Time

February 1999 - September 2005

San Diego, CA USA

Research scientist focused on gene expression microarray product development. Company liaison for industry-wide consortia.

Education

Univeristy of California - Davis

Ph.D.

Plant Biology (Developmental Genetics)

1992 - 1999

Dissertation: Structural and Genetic Analysis of Mutants Involved in the Earliest Stages of Arabidopsis Thaliana Ovule Development

Ohio University - Honors Tutorial College

B.S.

Plant Biology

1988 - 1992