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Eric Olivares is clinical NGS R&D lead at InVitae. He is the founder of SEQAnswers and was a staff scientist at Pacific Biosciences from 2008-2011. He was also a senior scientist at Invitrogen and a scientific writer/marketing consultant at System Biosciences. He holds a PhD in genetics from Stanford University and a BS in genetics from the University of California, Davis.

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