Dovetail Genomics™ LLC, the industry leader in the use of proximity ligation and advanced informatics for genomic solutions, has appointed Dr. Ramesh Ramakrishnan Senior Vice President of Research and Development. Prior to joining Dovetail, Dr. Ramakrishnan was Executive Vice President of Research and Development at Fluidigm Corp., where he managed the development of single cell genomic and proteomic tools, as well as bulk genomic analysis.
“We are thrilled to welcome Ramesh to the Dovetail team,” said Todd Dickinson, CEO of Dovetail Genomics. “His deep experience in the development and commercialization of genomic products and solutions represents an important addition to the management team as we continue expanding our portfolio. Just as important, he will be responsible for identifying new opportunities to leverage our core expertise, driving the development of exciting new applications in genomics for our customers.”
Robin Toft, President and CEO of Toft Group said: “Dovetail is a forward-thinking organization with an incredibly passionate leadership team. Ramesh will add great value to the organization, and will be a strong contributor to the continued growth of the company.”
Dr. Ramakrishnan brings to Dovetail more than 25 years experience in biotech and clinical research, and in commercialization of genomic solutions. He holds a PhD in Zoology from Georgetown University and the University of Poona, India, which he earned through the Fulbright Scholarship Program. Prior to his tenure at Fluidigm, Dr. Ramakrishnan worked at Nanosphere and Motorola Life Sciences in assay and array development.Robin Toft, President and CEO of Toft Group said: “GeneCentric is a forward-thinking organization with an incredibly passionate leadership team. Walter will add great value to the organization, and will be a strong contributor to the continued growth of the company.”
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About Dovetail Genomics
Dovetail Genomics LLC is transforming genomics by making long-range information readily accessible to all. The company enables researchers and clinicians to solve complex problems involving de novo assembly, structural variation, microbiome analysis, cancer research, phasing analysis and more by providing them a more comprehensive view of the genome. Its proprietary in vitro proximity ligation approach and assembly algorithms simplify genomic discovery by integrating the highest quality long-range genomic information with next-gen sequencing output. Dovetail is based in Santa Cruz, California.