Charles Cantor, Ph.D

ex-CSO Sequenom

Dr. Cantor serves as the Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) at Sequenom Inc. Dr. Cantor was previously the chairman and professor of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics and Director of the Centre for Advanced Biotechnology at Boston university. Prior to this, Dr. Cantor held positions at Columbia university. He was also Director of the Human Genome Centre project of the Dept of Energy at Lawrence Berkeley laboratory. Dr. Cantor is a consultant to more than 16 biotech firms and has published more than 325 peer reviewed articles, has been granted 26 US patents, and co-authored a three-volume textbook on Biophysical Chemistry. He recently completed the first textbook on Genomics: “The Science and Technology of the Human Genome Project.