Shawn has over 20 years of experience in genomic applications development and technology optimization as well as operational management of research and development and clinical testing programs. Shawn has served in a variety of roles in industry and academia. While at HudsonAlpha, Shawn developed a comprehensive genomics facility that has supported more than 5,200 projects from locations around the world. His lab has raised more than $150M in extramural funding, culminating in the largest financial transaction in HudsonAlpha’s history when the assets of his research group were sold to Discovery Life Sciences. Before HudsonAlpha, Shawn was a faculty member at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in the Department of Biomedical Informatics and the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics. He is an author or co-author on more than 200 peer-reviewed publications with over 45,000 citations.
Track Chair: Cindy Lawley, Olink