Manager, Advanced Genomics Integrated Solutions
After completing in a B.S. in Biochemistry, Dr Deschênes obtained a Master in Pharmacology from University of Montréal, Canada focusing on the development of competitive antagonist for the Natriuretic Peptide Receptor B. She completed her Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 2008 at the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) in Montréal where she studied Breast Cancer by looking at the transcriptional regulation of estrogen receptor to the DNA through long-range regulation by estrogen. Dr Deschênes has been an author on numerous peer-reviewed articles and spoken on a variety of high-level panels, symposiums, and conference sessions.
Dr. Deschênes joined QIAGEN in 2007 through Ingenuity Systems, now part of QIAGEN Bioinformatics and has since worked closely with customers and partner identifying insights in their NGS and expression analysis data as well helping the implementation of their clinical decision support software. She is a strong customer advocate thriving on partnering with customer to meet and exceed their needs. She recently obtained her Executive MBA on Market Strategy for a Next-Generation Sequencing Clinical Reporting Software from the Würzburg Universität, Germany while supporting the market entry of QIAGEN Clinical Insight Interpret.