Navigation Links
WaferGen Names Gary P. Schroth, Ph.D., as New SVP, Genomics Research and Applications
Date:10/12/2010

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genomic analysis systems, today announced that Gary P. Schroth, Ph.D., who helped to pioneer the use of next generation sequencing for gene expression at Illumina, Inc., has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Genomics Research and Applications, a new position created to build on the company's technology leadership in Real-Time PCR.  

Dr. Schroth joins WaferGen from Illumina where he was serving as Senior Director, Research and Development.  He will oversee the company's biology and chemistry research, the development of new genomic applications, and the SmartChip Gene-Expression Profiling Services offered by WaferGen scientists at the company's headquarters facility in Fremont, Calif.  He will report directly to Mona Chadha, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President.

"The WaferGen SmartChip Real-Time PCR platform addresses the growing need for validation of vast quantities of information being discovered through the use of next-generation sequencing," said Alnoor Shivji, chairman and CEO.  "Gary will be an enormous asset to expand the further development and adoption of our platform into discovery and validation markets.  He brings more than 15 years of genomic research and leadership experience to WaferGen.  In addition to his accomplishments as an R&D leader in a variety of roles at successful life sciences companies, he championed the development of gene expression applications using DNA sequencing.  His research in the field of gene expression analysis using microarrays, PCR and next-generation sequencing resulted in numerous publications and patents that span the field of genomic analysis."

"I am very excited to join the WaferGen team and help develop no
'/>"/>

SOURCE WaferGen Biosystems, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology technology :

1. WaferGen Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results
2. WaferGen to Present at the Seventh Annual BIO Investor Forum
3. NIH Awards Approximately $3M Grant for Research Involving WaferGens SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System at the University of Pittsburgh
4. WaferGen to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Healthcare Conference
5. WaferGen Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
6. WaferGens SmartChip(TM) System Performance Successfully Demonstrated in Initial Phase of Alpha Testing Program
7. Data on WaferGens SmartChip Real-Time PCR System(TM) to be Presented at 16th International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference
8. Data on WaferGens SmartChip(TM) System Presented at 16th International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference
9. WaferGen to Present Data on SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System at Cambridge Healthtech Institutes Quantitative PCR Conference
10. WaferGen Biosystems, ImmuneRegen BioSciences and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center to Collaborate on Novel Wound Healing Research
11. WaferGen Announces Signing of Private Financing
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... DUBLIN , Oct. 22, 2014 ... "Organic Electronics Market by Material, by Application, Geography ... report to their offering. Organic electronics, ... a branch of material science which deals with small ... as organic because small molecules and polymers are carbon ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Convey Computer , the ... from Iowa State University won first place in the ... Convey HC-2ex, the team’s solution achieved the highest overall ... the second place finisher. , Experts from all segments ... month long challenge, using a variety of design tools, ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Oct. 20, 2014  GenVec, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNVC ... , Ph.D., from its board of directors effective on October ... 2003, and served as its chairman from June 2006 to ... Nominating and Corporate Governance and Audit Committees of the board.  ... a decade of dedicated service to GenVec, and its stockholders," ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Tigard, OR (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... to participate in an investigational study of donor stem ... nationally in stem cell therapy and has performed clinical ... of this study is to determine if a single ... arthritically affected joints can help reduce pain and inflammation ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Organic Electronics (Semiconductor, Conductive, Dielectric and Substrate) Market - Analysis and Forecast (2014 - 2020) 2Global Organic Electronics (Semiconductor, Conductive, Dielectric and Substrate) Market - Analysis and Forecast (2014 - 2020) 3Team from Iowa State Wins 2014 MemoCODE Design Contest Using Convey HC-2ex 2Team from Iowa State Wins 2014 MemoCODE Design Contest Using Convey HC-2ex 3Zola P. Horovitz To Retire From GenVec Board 2Cascade Veterinary Referral Center Seeks Candidates for an Investigational Study of Stem Cells for Dogs with Arthritis 2
... KEELE, England, July 27 ... developed by the Pioneering Orthobiologics,Company, Biocomposites, ( ... superior bone regenerative properties due,to its unique negative ... The research carried out by the hospital ...
... 27 Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ), a ... cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, today announced that it will ... 6, 2009, at 9:00 am Eastern Time (3:00 pm Central ... quarter of 2009. Micromet anticipates releasing its financial results at ...
... , MADISON, N.J., July 24 Quest ... of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced that the U.S. ... to the company,s Focus Diagnostics business for its test for detecting ... of influenza A virus initially referred to as the swine flu ...
Cached Biology Technology:Independent Study Confirms Superior Properties of ZPC(TM) Enhanced Calcium Composite Bone Grafts 2Micromet, Inc. to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on August 6, 2009 2Micromet, Inc. to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on August 6, 2009 3Micromet, Inc. to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on August 6, 2009 4FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business 2FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business 3FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business 4FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business 5
(Date:10/17/2014)... University of Copenhagen have shown for the first time ... Cystic fibrosis patients, giving them the opportunity to get ... infections. , The study also discovered the bacterial growth ... was halted or slowed down by the immune cells. ... oxygen and helped "suffocate" the bacteria, forcing the bacteria ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... William and Mary,s Virginia Institute of Marine Science ... Environmental Protection Agency to identify the streams and ... develop tools to help local governments and citizens ... critically on a dataset of tidal-marsh observations first ... with this historical baseline can today,s researchers accurately ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... can be cultivated efficiently, they are anything but ... by monoculture cultivation is becoming increasingly evident. Despite ... form and are regarded as the sole possibility ... quite wrongfully, finds Bernhard Schmid, an ecology professor ... novel form of agriculture and forestry. After all, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists opens black box on bacterial growth in cystic fibrosis lung infection 2EPA grant will help localities conserve headwater wetlands 2EPA grant will help localities conserve headwater wetlands 3Plant communities produce greater yield than monocultures 2Plant communities produce greater yield than monocultures 3
... 3dMD, the 3D surface imaging system and software developer ... than a decade, announces the availability of its recently ... support serious research into quantifying and measuring human anatomical ... focused on generating virtual avatar effects for application in ...
... data at unprecedented speeds. Making sense of these ... databases is an increasingly difficult and complex task. ... Philip Morris International (PMI) R&D launched a project ... Research) in May with the aim of challenging ...
... of pregnancy and the major cause of death for both ... about one in 20 pregnancies. The main symptoms are high ... preeclampsia is still unclear. Dr. Florian Herse (Experimental and Clinical ... the Charit), Dr. Ralf Dechend (ECRC and Helios Klinikum Berlin-Buch) ...
Cached Biology News:3dMD Transitions Anatomical Research from 3D-Static to 4D-Movement Surface Imaging 23dMD Transitions Anatomical Research from 3D-Static to 4D-Movement Surface Imaging 3An international competition reaffirms the potential of bioinformatics in the diagnosis of disease 2New risk factor identified for high blood pressure during pregnancy 2New risk factor identified for high blood pressure during pregnancy 3New risk factor identified for high blood pressure during pregnancy 4
8 different frozen tissues are mounted on positively charged glass slides...
... BioChain's monkey normal multiple tissue panels ... cellular localization of genes or proteins ... Tissues are mounted on positively charged ... are available in the identical format, ...
... T2-04 is an ultra-compact pump available in single ... and ideal for use in portable air and ... this pump works well in environments where DC ... compact size are critical., Offers ultra-compact size, ...
XA7 B6...
Biology Products: