Chief Scientific Officer, Genetic Signatures.
The Genetic Signatures Scientific program is led by Dr. Doug Millar, who joined the company in 2001. Dr Millar holds a PhD in Molecular Genetics from the University of London and is one of the pioneers of the bisulphite genomic sequencing protocol. Dr. Millar is the key inventor on over 30 patents or pending patent applications held by the company and has authored 23 peer reviewed scientific papers in the field of molecular biology and sodium bisulfite conversion of DNA, and has presented at more than 20 international and national scientific meetings.
Dr Millar was invited to attend the prestigious MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge UK by Sir Gregory Winter for a sabbatical in 2009 where he worked with Dr Philipp Holliger on directed enzyme evolution.