Team

Scott Sundberg, Ph.D., holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from The University of Utah.  Dr. Sundberg was a student in the Lassonde New Venture Development Center where he gained business plan skills. He is the primary inventor and won the TechTitans grand prize in 2008 for digital PCR technology.

Carl Wittwer, M.D., Ph.D.,
is a Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and a Technical Vice President and Medical Director at ARUP. He is an Associate Editor of Clinical Chemistry and is best known for developing techniques in rapid-cycle PCR and real-time PCR, including inventing the LightCycler that is now licensed by Roche Applied Sciences. Dr. Wittwer is co-founder and current Chief Science Officer of Idaho Technology Inc.  He has been issued 21 US patents, has over 100 peer-reviewed publications, and has written 4 books as editor.

Bruce Gale, Ph.D.,
is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah and is the Director of the Utah State Center of Excellence for Biomedical Microfluidics. Dr. Gale is co-founder and current Chief Science Officer of Wasatch Microfluidics LLC, a company commercializing a protein microarray printing system for drug discovery. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications in the area of microfluidics and has been issued 1 US patent and has 9 patents pending.

Himanshu Sant, Ph.D., holds a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Utah.  Dr. Sant is a Research Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah.  Dr. Sant has more than 10 years of experience with microfluidics and he has worked on automated pathogen detection system for E. Coli and foot-and-mouth-disease virus,   drug delivery devices for ocular and neural applications and vascular coupling devices.