Carlsbad, CA – March 15, 2016 — Sure Genomics, Inc., a personal genetics company dedicated to making personal DNA information accessible, today announced Dr. Doug Brutlag, Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry & Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Founder of The Brutlag Bioinformatics Group, has formally joined the company’s Advisory Board.
“Dr. Brutlag is a highly respected and accomplished individual whose research has greatly influenced our understanding of genomic information and the implications for medicine and biomedical research,” said Warren Little, CEO and co-founder of Sure Genomics. “We are excited to welcome Dr. Brutlag to our advisory board, and gain his insight and guidance as a pioneer for using computational means to understand biological data.”
Dr. Brutlag received his Ph.D. with Great Distinction from Stanford University in 1972 and has been a Professor of Biochemistry there since 1974. His research helped develop the field of bioinformatics, the application of computer science to molecular biology. In 1979 he was a co-founder of IntelliGenetics, one of the first firms involved in bioinformatics and in 1997 he co-founded the International Society for Computational Biology. He has served on the scientific advisory boards of many firms and organizations including the National Library of Medicine and the Max Planck Institute. Dr. Brutlag’s honors include an NIH Senior Fogarty Fellowship, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics and Honorary Professor of Bioinformatics at Keio University, Japan. He was awarded the 1992 Computerworld-Smithsonian award in science.
“Sure Genomics is focused on delivering a personal genomics platform that excites me for its potential to allow exploration of one’s DNA information – not a simple task,” said Dr. Brutlag. “I look forward to helping guide the company and its leadership team towards that mission.”
About Sure Genomics, Inc.
Sure Genomics is a personal genetics company dedicated to making personal DNA information accessible with unlimited DNA analysis over a person’s lifetime as new genetic discoveries are made. Sure Genomics platform helps people obtain and benefit from their full DNA sequence through a Get Look Plan™ system. Founded in 2013, Sure Genomics is located in Carlsbad, CA. Learn more at http://www.suregenomics.com and follow us on Twitter at @suregenomics.
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