Senior Staff Scientist, Medical Sciences R&D, Life TechnologiesBiography
Janice Au-Young is a Senior Staff Scientist for Companion Diagnostics in the Medical Sciences R&D group at Life Technologies. She has a Ph.D. degree in Microbiology from the University of California, Davis and has performed post-doctoral research at NIH, MIT and UCSF. She has held senior positions working on target and biomarker identification in other leading genomic companies. Janice has been at Life Technologies since 2006 working on platforms in gene expression, genotyping and mutation detection. Currently, her focus is on molecular diagnostics and defining Companion Diagnostics applications whether it is TaqMan qPCR, Capillary Electrophoresis sequencing, or Ion Torrent Next Gen Sequencing.