Speaker Profile

Ph.D., VP, Research & Development, Metabolon

Dr. Foster leads the software engineering, data science, IT operations, and biostatistics teams and guides data strategy. His teams build AI applications that enable and enhance Metabolon’s industry-leading capabilities. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Duke University and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Calgary.

Microbial Profiling Showcase:

Metabolon, the global leader in metabolomics, has a mission to deliver metabolomics data and insights that expand and accelerate the impact of life sciences research. Our industry-leading data helps to address challenging and pressing questions - accelerating research and development success.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley

The PMWC 2022 Microbial Profiling Showcase will provide a 15-minute time slot for selected companies in the Microbiome and Pathogen ID fields. The human microbiome is composed of a wide variety of microorganisms that are essential for maintaining human health and preventing disease. Research in this area is accelerating due to the rapid development in genome sequencing technologies. This showcase will present some of the leading companies in microbial profiling and pathogen identification.