Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder, Karius
Tim Blauwkamp is the Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder of Karius. Prior to Karius, he led research and lab operations for the long-reads DNA sequencing startup Moleculo, until its acquisition by Illumina. Tim received his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Michigan for studies of gene transcription networks in bacteria. He completed his postdoctoral research at Stanford University which focused on signaling mechanisms that influence early development and stem cell biology.
Microbial Profiling Showcase: Karius
Karius is a life sciences company focused on transforming infectious disease diagnostics with genomics. The Karius Test can accurately identify over 1,000 pathogens from a single blood draw to help clinicians rapidly diagnose infectious diseases.