Robert D. Jenison

Senior Vice President, R&D and Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Jenison joined Great Basin Corporation from BioStar, an Inverness Medical Innovations Inc. company (formerly Thermo Electron), where he served as associate director of Research and Development. At BioStar, Jenison directed a team in developing rapid nucleic acid diagnostic assays, created and then executed the go-to-market strategy for the platform, and was nominated for the Thermo Electron Life and Laboratory sector’s Innovation Award for development of the CF genotyping test. Jenison has been awarded four patents based on his work with nucleic acid ligands and arrayed elements; furthermore his work has been published in numerous scientific journals. Jenison holds a bachelors degree in Chemistry from Revelle College, University of California at San Diego.