OpGen has selected Vadim Sapiro to serve as its chief information officer.
In his new role, Sapiro will be responsible for leading the development of OpGen's bioinformatics applications, software, databases, and information technology operations.
Sapiro joins OpGen from SAIC-Frederick, where he was senior vice president in charge of the firm's information systems program — information technology, scientific computing, and bioinformatics — for the National Cancer Institute. He was involved in technical program management and operations for the Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid, the Cancer Human Biobank, and the Cancer Genome Atlas. Prior to joining SAIC, Sapiro was vice president for information technology at the J. Craig Venter Institute.
He holds a bachelor of science in mathematics and computer science from the University of Maryland.