The speakers include:

Caitlyn Martin

Caitlyn attended the University of Glasgow where she completed her undergraduate degree Psychology and Neuroscience and her masters’ degree in Precision Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation. Caitlyn joined Cytiva initially as an intern and has progressed to Product Manager for Plates and Accessories, supporting the Genomics and Diagnostic Solutions business. Her portfolio includes filter and collection plates suitable for use in a wide range of applications including nucleic acid purification.

Donald Green

After completing his Master’s degree in biomedical engineering at Mississippi State U., Donald went on to study Neuroscience at the University of Mississippi medical Center. He has held varied roles in the life sciences industry, gaining experience in clinical diagnostics, lab developed tests, and helping develop start-ups focused on next generation sequencing (NGS) using targeted sequencing for oncology. He is currently Sr. Applications Specialist for Genomics and Diagnostics Solutions at Cytiva.

Sophie Taylor

Sophie attended the University of Nottingham where she gained a Bachelor of Science and Master of Research degrees in Veterinary Medicine and Science. Upon completion of her postgraduate education Sophie changed her career course, taking on the role of Senior Scientist in an ISO-accredited clinical diagnostics laboratory. Now a Social Media Community Manager at Cytiva, Sophie is responsible for growing and nurturing scientific communities where her passion for life sciences continues to grow.

Kay Wiebrands

Kay is a Field Application Specialist (FAS) for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Cytiva. He responsible for identifying and addressing customer needs, helping with troubleshooting, supporting commercial efforts and leading technical collaborations with customers. Kay has been in the genomics field for over a decade in varying roles, including Product Support Scientist and Strategic Product Manager. He studied at Utrecht University and gained his PhD using single-cell RNA sequencing to understand intestinal biology.

Young scientist network, designed for graduate students and early-career scientists focusing on molecular and immunodiagnostics and next-generation sequencing (NGS)

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