Dr Michael Weiner is Abcam’s Vice President of Molecular Sciences, and has founded more than four biotech companies, including Affomix, GnuBio, and AxioMx.
Throughout his career, Dr Weiner has developed several tools widely used in molecular biology, such as the first commercial Next Generation DNA sequencing instrument, a bead-based genotyping method, and improved methods for the production of monoclonal antibodies.
Beyond his career as a scientist, Dr Weiner is a dedicated mentor to multiple bioscience professionals, and is also an inventive artist!
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