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SELECTBIO Conferences Liquid Biopsies and Minimally-Invasive Diagnostics 2017

AmirAli Talasaz's Biography

AmirAli Talasaz, Co-Founder, President & COO

Dr. Amirali Talasaz, Ph.D. serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Guardant Health Inc. Mr. Talasaz is a serial entrepreneur in the sample preparation and clinical research fields. Prior to co-founding Guardant, he served as Senior Director of Diagnostics Research at Illumina and led the research efforts for emerging clinical applications of next-generation genomic analysis. During that time, he developed different sample preparation technologies suitable for clinical applications. Before Illumina, he founded Auriphex Biosciences, which focused on genetic analysis of circulating tumor cells for cancer management. Prior to his industrial career, he led the Technology Development group at Stanford Genome Technology Center. Mr. Talasaz received his PhD in Electrical Engineering and MSc in Management Science from Stanford University.

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