Navigation Links
Biocept, Inc. Announces CEO and Director Appointments
Date:10/6/2008

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Biocept, Inc. ("Biocept"), an emerging leader in biotechnology, announced today the appointment of Stephen M. Coutts, Ph.D. as CEO, President and Director and the appointment of Edward A. Dennis, Ph.D., as Director. Biocept also announced the resignation of its former CEO, President and Director, Gordon F. Janko.

"We are pleased to welcome Dr. Coutts, a highly regarded professional in our field, and believe he is a good fit with our development strategy," said Claire K.T. Reiss, Chairman of the Board. "In addition, we are honored to add Dr. Dennis to the Board and look forward to benefiting from his extensive experience and perspective. On behalf of the Biocept Board of Directors, I would also like to thank Mr. Janko for his contributions during the five years that he led Biocept," Ms. Reiss added.

"I am delighted to join Biocept at this critical time and look forward to continuing to develop and grow this exciting technology," said Dr. Coutts.

Dr. Coutts has 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnical industries. He was most recently Director of Pharmaceutical Development at Cypress Bioscience, Inc. and a principal at Alembic Biotech Consultants. He was previously President and COO at Triad Therapeutics, Inc. and spent 11 years as Executive Vice President for R&D at La Jolla Pharmaceutical. Dr. Coutts holds a BS in Chemistry from San Diego State University, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Harvard University and an MBA from New York University.

Dr. Dennis is Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and of Pharmacology in the School of Medicine at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD). He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Lipid Research and has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences. Dr. Dennis serves on the Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Directors of several private and public companies. He received his BA from Yale University and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

About Biocept

Biocept, an emerging biotechnology leader, engineers novel microfluidic devices that provide the foundation for a new class of diagnostic assays. Biocept is based in San Diego, California, a major center for academic and industrial life sciences research. Founded in 1997, the company is privately held and draws on a team rich in experience in life science. Its CLIA clinical laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and holds licenses in California and other states as required.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Biocept, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Glemser Announces New Labeling Solution: SPL for DCM Addresses New SPL Release 4 Requirements
2. Advanced Life Sciences Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Staff Letter
3. Connecticut Technology Council Announces UHY LLP Tech Top 40 Winners
4. Isis Announces Award of Up to $8.4 Million in New Government Grants and Contracts to Its Ibis Biosciences Subsidiary for Pathogen Detection and Human Forensics
5. SyntheMed Announces New Management Appointments
6. Alba Therapeutics Corporation Announces Promotions
7. EntreMed Announces Stock Listing Transfer to Nasdaq Capital Market
8. 23andMe Announces Breast Cancer Initiative
9. Exiqon A/S Today Announces a Grant of License to Roche Diagnostics
10. Zimmer Holdings Announces Live Audio Webcast and Conference Call of Third Quarter 2008 Results
11. Synthetech Announces New Director of Manufacturing
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/18/2017)... ... May 17, 2017 , ... Cognition Corporation ( ... just released version 9.0 of the Cognition Cockpit platform. , “Our whole team ... David Cronin, CEO of Cognition. “We’re thrilled to finally be able to release ...
(Date:5/18/2017)... ... May 17, 2017 , ... Many complicated ... likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, while men are at greater risk for Parkinson’s ... neuronal bias is the aim of a research program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute ...
(Date:5/16/2017)... Arlington, VA (PRWEB) , ... May 16, 2017 ... ... U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a wireless electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) ... monitoring devices to be integrated into clothing, or secured directly onto the skin, ...
(Date:5/16/2017)... ... , ... On Tuesday, May 23 at 10:30 AM, James Sherley, Director of ... cell medicine that his company has recently achieved in collaboration with its partner, ... Regenerative Medicine’s first partnering conference, Cell & Gene Exchange 2017 . In ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:5/16/2017)... , May 16, 2017  Veratad Technologies, LLC ... of online age and identity verification solutions, announced today ... Identity Conference 2017, May 15 thru May 17, 2017, ... Building and International Trade Center. Identity ... globe and in today,s quickly evolving digital world, defining ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... , April 24, 2017 ... and partner with  Identity Strategy Partners, LLP (IdSP) ... "With or without President Trump,s March 6, 2017 ... Terrorist Entry , refugee vetting can be instilled with ... resettlement. (Right now, all refugee applications are suspended ...
(Date:4/17/2017)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" ... its 2016 Annual Report on Form 10-K on Thursday April 13, ... ... the Investor Relations section of the Company,s website at http://www.nxt-id.com ... http://www.sec.gov . 2016 Year Highlights: ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):