Senior Field Application Scientist, Bionano GenomicsBiography
Dr. Ben Clifford is genomic scientist with interests across technology, people, and evolution. He completed his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame, USA, in 2016. There he studied genomic and regulatory divergence in arthropod groups undergoing speciation, enjoying teaching assistantship opportunities along the way. After finishing his doctorate, Ben joined Bionano Genomics in a technical support role. Now as a Senior Field Application Scientist, he serves as diplomatic and technical liaison for laboratories across North America. He onboards new researchers and facilitates discoveries with the Bionano platform. These strategic projects seek to enhance understanding of human structural variation, cancer biology, constitutional disorders, and characterize plant & animal genomes.