Dr. Jian Han
Founder, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Han earned his MD from Suzhou Medical College in China and his PhD in Molecular Genetics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). At UAB, Dr. Han was an Assistant Professor and served as Clinical Molecular Laboratory Director. He is a board-certified clinical molecular geneticist. In 1996, Dr. Han started Genaco Biomedical Products, where he developed a multiplex molecular assay for profiling pathogens associated with respiratory infections. Dr. Han developed Genaco’s core technology, tem-PCR and this won the Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation and Leadership award and Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation award. In 2006, Qiagen acquired Genaco. Following the sale to Qiagen, Dr. Han joined the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology where he developed the next generation multiplex PCR technology, the arm-PCR method, which is the core technology for iCubate.