AT A GLANCE
Genisphere: Founded by Thor Nilsen in late 1980s as Polyprobe. Now a subsidiary of Datascope of Montvale, NJ. Has products for array detection, FISH probes, and blot probes.
Robert Getz, manager of R&D at Genisphere. Joined Genisphere after a postdoc at Lankenau Medical Research Center in Wynnewood, Penn. PhD in biochemistry from Lehigh University.