PhD, CTO @ Genetika Plus
Nadav Askari joined Genetika+ in May 2021 as CTO. Dr. Askari brings over 15 years of experience in academic and applied R&D, including all aspects of product development, innovation and management. Prior to joining Genetika+, from 2012-2021 Dr. Askari managed the proteins and kits R&D department in Merck KGaA, one of the world leaders in life science solutions. In this role, he led the development and successful launch of dozens of products, including recombinant proteins, kits for research and testing, and various molecular standards. Between 2011-2012 Dr. Askari served as a project manager in Smart Assays Ltd., where he managed numerous assay development programs.
Dr. Askari holds an M.Sc. (cum laude) and Ph.D. in biochemistry and cell biology from the Hebrew University. He received his postdoctoral training at the lab of Dr. John C. Reed in Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (La Jolla, CA).