Associate scientist at Gen probe

  1. Gian Visentin

    Demographic info
    Greater Milwaukee Area | Biotechnology
    Summary:
    M.D. specialized in Clinical Pathology (board certified for the European Community). Extensive experience in clinical diagnostic medicine, transfusion medicine, biochemical research and translational research. Outstanding organizational and team building skills. • Extensive knowledge of and experience in the fields of immunology, hematology, haemostasis, thrombosis, transfusion medicine, immunohematology, theranostics, laboratory medical diagnostics and analytical chemistry. • Strong expertise (theoretical and hands-on experience) in assay development, protein expression and purification in the fields of clinical laboratory, clinical trials, hematology, immunology, infectious diseases, neurodegeneration, oncology, preventive medicine, companion diagnostics and transfusion medicine. • Expertise in Quality Control testing, Analytical Methods Validation, and Process Validation. • Expertise in biochemistry, protein chemistry, and molecular biology of plasma proteins and cell adhesion molecules. • In-depth expertise in several biomedical areas, including but not limited to: Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia/ Thrombosis, Drug-Dependent Antibodies, Drug-induced Cytopenias, Apheresis, Cellular Immunology, Platelets, Molecular Biology, Protein Purification and Analysis, Flow Cytometry, BiaCore, Immunoassays, Modified Lateral Flow, Emerging Integrated Laboratory Diagnostic Platforms (e.g. Automated Nucleic Acid Isolation and PCR-Setup, Automated CE DNA Sequencing, Real Time PCR, Suspension and Solid Phase Microarray, Flow Cytometric Multiparameter Analysis, Lab-on-a-Chip for DNA/RNA/protein analysis). • Skilled in design and implementation of experimental research. • Skilled in writing/reviewing grant applications. • Skilled in development of diagnostic tests for routine use in the clinical and clinical trials laboratory.
    Gian Visentin
  2. David A. Cummings, RAC

    Demographic info
    Greater San Diego Area | Biotechnology
    David A. Cummings, RAC
  3. Enchi Liu

    Title
    Senior Director, Clinical Development at Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherpay Research and Development
    Demographic info
    San Francisco Bay Area | Pharmaceuticals
    Current:
    Senior Director, Clinical Development at Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherpay Research and Development
    Past:
    Senior Director, Clinical Development at Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Senior Director / Director, Clinical Operations at Elan, Director / Associate Director, Clinical Development at Elan, Sr. Clinical Research Manager / Clinical Research Manager / Clinical Scientist at Elan Pharmaceuticals, Clinical Scientist at Gen Probe, Senior Specialist, Medical & Scientific Services at Quintiles, Clinical Research Associate at Quintiles, Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Arizona, Postdoctoral Research Associate at Cornell University
    Education:
    Cornell University, Cornell University
    Summary:
    Clinical and biomarker program strategy and development inlcuding regulatory strategies; Alzheimer's disease clinical trial design; biomarker research; build, manage and mentor clinical trial management teams; successful implementation of clinical trials from Phase I to III; build and manage clinical program budgets, accruals, forecasting. Senior Director in Clinical Development with an academic neuroscience research background and 14 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry primarily focused on degenerative neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Enchi Liu
  4. Richard Lee

    Title
    Director, Systems R&D
    Demographic info
    Greater San Diego Area | Biotechnology
    Current:
    Postulant for the Bi-vocational Priesthood at The Episcopal Diocese of San Diego, Director, Systems R&D at Roka Bioscience
    Past:
    President at Dorcas House, Associate Director CUDA (Point-of-Care Platform) Development at Roka Bioscience, Senior Manager, Development at Gen-Probe Inc, Senior Research Scientist at Gen-Probe Inc, Research Scientist II at Gen-Probe Inc., Microfluidic Engineer / Scientist at Aura Biosystems (formally Aura Oncology) Inc, Postdoc at University of Wales, Bangor
    Education:
    University of Wales, Bangor, University of Wales, Bangor
    Summary:
    Development and system integration of molecular diagnostic assays onto medical and industrial devices. - Novel detection technologies - Molecular diagnostics - Microfluidics - Dielectrophoresis - Biophysics Richard has a track record at building, maintaining and motivating multidisciplinary teams working on Molecular Diagnostic Point-of-Care platforms. As well as being a results orientated individual, he has the ability to develop and execute strategies required to bring new technology from concept through to reality. Additionally he is experienced in competitive landscape analysis, microfluidics and all aspects of system integration within the biotechnology field. Previously he worked for Gen-Probe, developing point-of-care platforms. Prior to Gen-Probe he worked at a start-up biotechnology company in the San Francisco Bay area developing lab-on-a-chip applications using dielectrophoresis for whole cell analysis. He obtained his biophysics (Ph.D) and engineering (bachelors) degrees from the University of Wales, Bangor in the United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Physicist (C.Phys.) and a member of the Institute of Physics. Richard is a reviewer for IDVT Technology and Optical Engineering (SPIE) journals and is an invited member of Tribeca Insights’ Knowledge Leaders Forum.
    Richard Lee
  5. Randy Johnson

    Title
    Sr. Staff Program Manager at Illumina
    Demographic info
    Greater San Diego Area | Biotechnology
    Current:
    Sr. Staff Program Manager at Illumina
    Past:
    Program Manager at InVivoScribe, Inc., Contract Program Manager at Life Technologies, Director/Associate Director Alliance Management at Gen-Probe/Roka Bioscience, Staff Scientist/Senior Staff Scientist - R&D Program Management at Gen Probe, Research Scientist II at Chiron Corporation, Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist at Baxter Healthcare
    Education:
    University of Tennessee-Health Science Center, Union University
    Summary:
    Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Global Alliance Management, Project and Personnel Management, Integration/Optimization of Corporate Processes and Cultures, Product Development, Pipeline Valuation, Scientific Expertise, Portfolio Management, Business Development Experienced and dynamic leader of high performing multidisciplinary teams in planning and execution of complex technical programs on strict and aggressive timelines. Demonstrated success in managing scientific, financial, contractual, and schedule aspects of biotech product development from concept through commercialization in cGMP/FDA regulated industries. Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and demonstrated ability to energize, develop, and build rapport at all levels within and across organizations. Management of external partnerships in international settings. Extensive R&D scientific background in leading medical diagnostic and device companies.
    Randy Johnson
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