Dr. Xingwang Fang is a Principal Scientist at Life Science Group of Thermo Fisher Scientific. He received his PhD in Chemistry at Peking University in 1994 and worked there as Assistant Professor (1994) and Associate Professor (1995-1998). He then became Research Associate Professor in Biophysics at University of Chicago. Dr. Fang joined Ambion in 2002 as the R&D Leader for high throughput/automation of nucleic acid isolation and amplification, and initiated Animal Health business in 2004. In 2006, after Applied Biosystems acquired Ambion, he led a Custom Development group to support OEM and key customer accounts. Dr. Fang was expatriated in 2008 to Beijing as Sr. Market Development Manager for Animal health and Food Safety in Asia Pacific and was repatriated to Austin in January 2013. Since then he has been focusing on sample prep product development and automation for clinical research and direct-to-consumer genetic testing applications.
Tuesday, January 28
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM