-Brings Broad Expertise and Strong Leadership Skills in Developing and Refining Innovative Life Sciences Systems-
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNanomatrix, Inc., a developer of breakthrough nanoscale platforms for molecular diagnostics, personalized medicine and biomedical research, today announced the appointment of Michael Kochersperger as vice president of engineering. Mr. Kochersperger has over two decades of product development and commercialization experience at leading life sciences tools companies. He will lead the team focusing on the commercial design and development of BioNanomatrix's breakthrough nanoscale whole genome imaging and analysis system for multiple markets, including research, diagnostics and personalized medicine.
"Michael is an exceptional addition to the BioNanomatrix leadership team," said Dr. Michael Boyce-Jacino, chief executive officer of BioNanomatrix. "He has broad product-focused engineering expertise combined with a record of success in delivering innovative life sciences systems to market on time and within budget. Michael's engineering experience and leadership skills will be invaluable as we focus on developing commercial versions of our nanoscale whole genome imaging and analysis technology."
BioNanomatrix is applying its expertise in nanochips, nanodevices and nanosystems to develop its platform technology providing fast, comprehensive and low-cost analysis of genomic, epigenomic and proteomic information with sensitivity at the single-molecule level. Among its current development efforts is a federally funded project in partnership with Complete Genomics Inc. for very low-cost sequencing of the human genome.
"BioNanomatrix's technology has the potential to be transformative, allowing scientists to analyze genomic material much faster, more cost-effectively and with far better accuracy and resolution than existing methods," said Mr. Kochers
|SOURCE BioNanomatrix, Inc.|
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