Expert in Genomics and Biomarkers
Expert ID: 730391
Expert is a solutions-oriented business development and scientific professional with broad experience in the development of genomics and proteomics tools and the applications of these tools in research and drug discovery. Expert has a BA in Biology from Clark University. Expert has a PhD in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from UMASS Medical Center, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Expert PhD Thesis focused on the understanding of the protein structure-function relationship of a bacteriophage enzyme involved in DNA replication. Expert combined the use of traditional Molecular Biology, Molecular genetics and Mechanistic Enzymology tools resulting in numerous peer reviewed publications. Expert performed post doctoral research in the areas of Virology and Biochemistry of drug resistance. Expert has 15 years of experience working with clients in both large and small molecule drug development throughout the drug discovery continuum; from preclinical animal models to late phase clinical projects (RUO, GLP, cGMP and CLIA). Expert works with an extensive network of key scientific leaders in the area of personalized medicine providing the leading solutions for needs in genomic research & biomarker development for clients worldwide. Expert has experience in assay development for proteomics and genomics assays in solution phase and on a chip. Expert has been involved in the support of genomics services to the pharma and biotech community covering the use of a variety of clinical genotyping platforms (RFLP, qPCR, Affymetrx GeneChip, Illumina arrays, Agilent arrays, Taqman, DNA sequencing, Next Generation Sequencing) and gene expression platforms including RT-qPCR, Affymetrix GeneChip, Illumina arrays, Agilent arrays, Next Generation Sequencing. Expert has been involved in the support of protein biomarker services to the pharma and biotech community covering the use of a variety of platforms including Flow Cytometry, Mass Spec, NMR, 2DGel, ELISA, Luminex, Mesoscale, LabChip, Protein arrays). Expert has supported services for Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biostatistics in support of basic research and clinical trials. Dr. Woodwards has supported services for regulated genetic testing for cell bank characterization. Expert has business experience in market analysis, business development, tactical marketing and contract negotiations.
Expert has performed consulting work for market analysis, customer base, market trends and client prospecting in the areas of genomics and biomarkers
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities:
New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Stamford, Connecticut - Boston, Massachusetts - Worcester, Massachusetts - Springfield, Massachusetts - Providence, Rhode Island