Chief Scientific Officer
Mr. Jain began his education at the University of California, Davis receiving his BSc. in Genetics and was awarded Regents’ Scholarship and President’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Mr. Jain received his Ph.D. in Molecular Evolution from University of California, Los Angeles in 2002 and was awarded NIH fellowships in Genetic Mechanisms and Bioinformatics.
Mr. Jain has a background in microbial bioinformatics and is the co-founder and President of cBio Inc., a bioinformatics/software development consulting firm. Under his leadership, cBio was ranked as one of the Top-50 Fastest Growing Private Company in 2010, 2011 and 2012 by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal. Mr. Jain was most recently the Managing Director at UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute, where during his leadership, Institute funding grew from $22M to $36M. In 2006, as Field Applications Scientist at Cognia, he managed technical marketing for the biological knowledge management software start-up. From 2004-2006, as Senior Scientist at Biosite (now Alere), Mr. Jain developed predictive studies for point-of-care diagnostics development. Mr. Jain propelled multi-marker panels for cardiovascular diseases and sepsis into internal clinical testing by presenting statistically sound evidence of the usability of marker combinations.