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Expert in Genomics and Biomarkers

Expert ID: 730391 Connecticut, USA

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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

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1994 Degree: PhD Subject: Molecular Genetics and Microbiology Institution: UMASS Medical School, School of Biomedical Sciences
Year: 1989 Degree: NA Subject: Biology Institution: Clark University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2011 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Business Development Department: Business Development Responsibilities: Expert is responsible for Business Development for Pharmacogenomics and Biomarkers Biostatistical Services
Years: 2010 to 2011 Employer: Covance Title: Sales Specialist Department: Discovery and Translational Services Responsibilities: Expert is responsible Specialized Sales for Pharmacogenomics and Biomarkers Services
Years: 2005 to 2010 Employer: Beckman Coulter Geomics Title: Key Account Specialist Department: Sales Responsibilities: Expert is responsible for Business Development for all Genomic services

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2000 to 2000 Country / Region: Japan Summary: Business Development and Scientific presentation for Packard Biochip genomics research
Years: 2000 to 2000 Country / Region: Netherlands Summary: Business Development and Scientific presentation for Packard Biochip genomics research
Years: 2007 to 2007 Country / Region: United Kingdom Summary: Business Development for Beckman Coulter Genomics
Years: 2010 to 2010 Country / Region: Germany Summary: Business Development for Covance Genomics and Biomarker Services
Years: 2010 to 2010 Country / Region: Denmark Summary: Business Development for Covance Genomics and Biomarker Services

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