CancerLinQ, a wholly owned non-profit subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, has tapped George Komatsoulis to serve as its first chief of bioinformatics.
Komatsoulis brings more than 20 years of experience in the fields of information technology and biomedical informatics to the role. Prior to joining the CancerLinQ team, he spent 12 years in senior positions at the National Institutes of Health. This includes serving as the deputy and interim director of the National Cancer Institute's Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology, chief information officer at the NCI, and acting chief of the informatics resources branch at the National Center for Biotechnology Information. While at the NCI, he led the efforts to launch the Cancer Genomics Cloud pilots.
Komatsoulis holds a PhD in molecular biology and biochemistry from the California Institute of Technology and a BS in microbiology from Cornell University.