Thomas J. White, PhD

Board Member

Thomas J. White, PhD has served as a director for the company since March 2020. From 2001-2011, Dr. White served as Senior Vice President of Research and Development and Chief Scientific Officer at Celera Corporation. His research at Celera involved the discovery of new genomic, expression and proteomic biomarkers and the development and FDA registration of molecular diagnostic products for cystic fibrosis, Fragile-X, HIV drug resistance, hepatitis C virus genotyping, thrombosis, as well as laboratory developed (CLIA) tests for complex common diseases (cardiovascular, stroke, autoimmunity, liver) and breast cancer. From 1989-2000, Dr. White worked as Senior Vice President of R&D for Roche Molecular Systems, a diagnostics division of Hoffmann-La Roche. From 1978-1988, Dr. White was employed at the biotechnology firm Cetus Corporation where he held the positions of Senior Vice President of Research and Associate Director of Research and Development. Dr. White received his B.A. in Chemistry from Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley, including graduate studies in the Pharmacology Department at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.