Tom Chen, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & CSOUniversal Sequencing
Tom Chen, CSO of Universal Sequencing Technology Corporation, has over 17 years of R&D experience on next generation sequencing platforms and applications, invented and developed 454 paired end sequencing, SOLiDTM mate paired sequencing, Ion Torrent Ion ShearTM DNA fragmentation, bi-directional sequencing, isothermal clonal amplification, and Universal Sequencing TELL-SeqTM linked read library technology, etc. Prior to co-founding Universal Sequencing, Tom was Principal Scientist and Senior Manager at Life Technologies/Thermo Fisher, Staff Scientist at 454/Roche, and Postdoctoral Scientist at Schering-Plough. Tom received his PhD in Biology from McGill University and MSc & BSc in Molecular Biology from Nankai University.