BME 280B Seminar Series - Sergio Barberan-Soler, Ph.D

Speaker Name: 
Sergio Barberan-Soler,
Speaker Title: 
Director of Sequencing Technologies
Speaker Organization: 
SomaGenics, Inc
Start Time: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 11:40am
End Time: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 1:15pm
Biomed 200
Josh Stuart

Title: Simplifying precision medicine through accurate quantification of small RNAs

Sergio Barberan-Soler is the Director of Sequencing Technologies at SomaGenics, Inc. He oversees technology development and innovative products to facilitate non-coding small RNA analysis by Next Generation Sequencing. Since joining SomaGenics in 2013 his work has contributed to the development of the most accurate library preparation technology to profile miRNAs from total RNA samples (RealSeq-AC). Dr. Barberan-Soler is involved in numerous product development efforts to allow for more accurate quantification of RNA from diverse samples types. Prior to joining SomaGenics, Dr. Barberan-Soler was a postdoctoral fellow at the CRG in Barcelona and previously received his PhD in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.