Marcelo Morales has 22 years of experience in business management of industries such as pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices, and medical services, including 15 years in life sciences. He is also the founder of A4Ventures, a Washington-based life sciences firm working with early stage companies in the biotech, medical device, and high tech industries. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto where he received a Masters of Business Administration, and a graduate of McMaster University where he received a Bachelors of Science specializing in Biochemistry.
Our team has a wealth of experience, combining backgrounds in industry-leading biotech firms and clinical laboratories. Our team members have been involved in pioneering the adoption of array CGH testing and improving industry standards.
Beth Torchia is an ABMG board-certified cytogeneticist with 20 years experience working as a cytogenetics laboratory director, 10 of which include primarily working with microarrays. She earned her PhD at the Medical College of Virginia and performed her post-doctoral work at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Annie Morton is a licensed, certified genetic counselor with over 14 years of experience in cytogenetics and molecular genetics laboratories as well as clinical genetics. She earned her Masters of Science in Genetic Counseling from California State University - Northridge.
Kim Leiser has 11 years of experience working with microarrays and 10 years of experience in laboratory management. She earned her Masters of Health Policy and Administration from Washington State University.
Scott Sulpizio has 11 years of experience with microarrays and working in Research and Development. He earned his Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering at Colorado State University.
Kim Ramsey has over 20 years’ experience in Business and Organizational Development in biotech and med tech industries. She has extensive experience commercializing diagnostic products and services for pediatric, neonatal, and maternal-fetal health. She earned a BA in psychology from the University of Delaware.
Our laboratory is staffed by highly trained technologists with many years of combined experience in developing, validating, and performing microarray analysis, karyotype, and FISH testing.