PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNanomatrix, Inc., a developer of breakthrough nanoscale technologies for biomedical research, molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine, today announced that Dr. Charles Lee and Dr. David L. Barker have joined the company's advisory team. Dr. Lee is a pioneer in the field of structural genomic variation working at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School and the Broad Institute. Dr. Barker, the former chief scientific officer at Illumina, Inc., has had a distinguished career spearheading the development and commercialization of innovative tools for life sciences research.
"The additions of Charles Lee and David Barker to our advisory team mark an important step in BioNanomatrix's transition from a development stage to a commercial company," said Michael Boyce-Jacino, Ph.D., chief executive officer of BioNanomatrix. "Our platform has the potential to revolutionize the analysis of structural genomic variation, and there is no one more knowledgeable to help guide our efforts in this field than Dr. Lee. Similarly, Dr. Barker's three decades of experience in successfully commercializing highly innovative life sciences technologies will be very valuable as we prepare for market introduction of our single-molecule whole genome imaging and analysis platform. We welcome these outstanding individuals to our advisory team and look forward to working with them to advance our product development programs."
Dr. Lee is currently the director of cytogenetics for the Harvard Cancer Center, an associate professor of pathology at Harvard Medical School and an associate member of the Broad Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds a cross-appointment as an adjunct associate professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Lee received his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta and was a postdoctoral fellow at Cambridge Universit
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