Dr. Nuwaysir has served as our President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) since May, 2015. He previously served as Vice President of Research and Development, Manufacturing and Quality Systems and COO at CDI from 2008 to 2015. He is a founder and has served as Vice-Chairman and Director of Invenra, a Wisconsin-based early stage company developing technology for biopharmaceutical discovery, since its inception in 2011. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Program Management at Roche NimbleGen from 2007 to 2008. Prior to this, he was Vice President of Business Development at NimbleGen Systems, Inc. from 2003 to 2007 and held various scientific and managerial roles at NimbleGen Systems from 2000 to 2003, including Molecular Research and Development Group Leader and Senior Manager of Technical and Client Services. Prior to NimbleGen Systems he held a Postdoctoral Fellowship with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences within the National Institutes of Health, a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a research position at EI DuPont de Nemours Stine-Haskell Laboratory. He earned his B.A. from the University of Delaware and his Ph.D. in Molecular and Environmental Toxicology with a focus in Oncology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research.