Jon Shaffer
Dr. Jonathan Shaffer received his Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular genetics from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2008, where his research focused on determining mechanisms that regulate non-receptor tyrosine kinase expression and activity. Jonathan also received his MBA from the University of Würzburg in 2018 where his research focused on project management methodologies. Jonathan did his postdoctoral training at SABiosciences Corporation, now part of QIAGEN. He joined QIAGEN in 2009 and has since worked with various development groups, the most recent being NGS assay library technologies. He has been instrumental in developing miRNA and gene expression analysis solutions, both for qPCRand NGS. Currently, Jonathan is Director of R&D for NGS assay technologies.