Empire Genomics has tapped Michael Becich to serve on its scientific advisory board.
Becich is a professor and the founding chair of the University of Pittsburgh’s department of biomedical informatics. He is also co-director of the university’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute and associate director of its Cancer Institute.
Becich obtained his MD and a PhD in experimental pathology from Northwestern University. His current research focuses on integrating human biorepositories and clinical phenotypes derived from electronic medical records with expression data derived from high-throughput genomics and proteomics experiments.