Martin Schiller’s research lab at UNLV is creating far more than just experiments. The research completed inside the Schiller Laboratory of Applied Bioinformatics has led to Schiller’s Heligenics, a startup that could help genetics testing companies shine a light on undiagnosed diseases. The company can work with genetic testing companies by analyzing all possible variations in a gene, which gives genetics testing companies more accurate results, said Schiller, founder and CEO. Schiller said running a business is similar to running a research lab.
About the Author: Dale Yuzuki
Dale Yuzuki is a well-known thought-leader in the genomics industry, blogging at The Next Generation Technologist. He has held a variety of commercial roles in marketing, sales and product management with large and small organizations, including Illumina, Life Technologies (now Thermo Fisher Scientific) and Pillar Biosciences.