The Founders

Rob Lipschutz, CEO

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  • CBO: Institute for Systems Biology  
  • SVP: Corporate Dev. Affymetrix  
  • Built Affymetrix Dx Business  
  • First FDA Approved Microarray Dx  
  • Four Acquisitions 
  • Drove Non-Microarray Diversification M&A 
  • Ph.D: Univ. Cal. Berkeley

Jennifer Smith, CSO

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  • Senior Scientist: Institute for Systems Biology & Seattle Biomedical Research Institute. 
  • Post Doc: Institute for Systems Biology
  • Ph.D: Univ. Alberta 
  • Systems Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Subcelllular Organization, Molecular Networks

John Aitchison, Advisor

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  • Faculty: Institute for Systems Biology (founding member) & Seattle Children's Research Institute, Univ. BC, Univ. Alberta 
  • Post Doc: Rockefeller Univ.
  • Ph.D: McMaster Univ. 
  • Cell Signaling & Cell/Environment Interactions, Gene Expression, Infection & Immunity, Molecular Structure & Computational Biology