Wen Huang, PhD

Wen Huang, PhD

Head of Operations

Dr. Huang is a veteran in the Life Science industry with over 18 years of global experience in developing, manufacturing and launching molecular diagnostics products.

As the Head of Operations, Dr. Huang is responsible for production and R&D at Vela Diagnostics’ Singapore site. She joined Vela in 2011 as the Vice President of R&D and Singapore Site Head where she set up labs for both qPCR & NGS platform under ISO13485.

Previously, Dr. Huang was with Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), A*STAR, as the Manager of Functional Genomics Next Generation Sequencing. Prior to that, she worked at Illumina, where she was also the product developer responsible for the first NGS products including mRNA-Seq. She spent seven years with Applied Biosystems where she had manufacturing responsibility and led multiple qPCR kit development projects with high commercial impact.

Dr. Huang obtained her PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Miami and did her Postdoctoral fellowship in immunology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

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