Press 07/18/2013

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Oliver Liu
Company name: Radiant Genomics, Inc.
Telephone: 415-572-3901
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Professor Roger Linington joins Scientific Advisory Board of Radiant Genomics, Inc.


Emeryville, CA, July 18, 2013 – Professor Roger Linington of the University of California, Santa Cruz has joined the Scientific Advisory Board of Radiant Genomics, Inc. Dr. Linington is an expert in the application of natural products to biological problems. He is a leading innovator in developing high-content screening technologies, the discovery and hit-to-lead development of lead scaffolds for drug development, and the determination of compound modes of actions.


“Dr. Linington provides world-class expertise in the high-throughput discovery and structural elucidation of natural products and his knowledge and experience will be an invaluable addition to our Scientific Advisory Board,” says Dr. Jeffrey Kim, CSO of Radiant Genomics. “We look forward to his input and advice as we build the next-generation in natural product discovery platforms.”


Dr. Linington received his Ph.D. in Natural Products Chemistry from the University of British Columbia and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and has authored over 30 publications on natural products.


About the Company

Radiant Genomics, Inc. was founded in 2012 with the goal of integrating a range of novel technologies including large-scale sequencing, synthetic biology, bioinformatics, cloud computing, metabolic engineering, and high-throughput analytical chemistry to develop a robust industrial platform for natural product discovery, diversification, and production. Radiant Genomics utilizes this platform to develop products in numerous market categories including pharmaceuticals, agriculture, specialty chemicals, and nutraceuticals.