General Manager, GenomixLAB/Advanced Genomics

Dr. Mohamed Saleem is the geneticist/ General Manager, Lab and Operations at GenomixLAB. He got his PhD in Genetics from Universiti Putra Malaysia. After his PhD, he was attached with Institute for Medical Research before he joined Universiti Sains Malaysia as a Post-Doctoral Fellow where he worked for three years. During his tenure at USM he worked on several projects including
*development of ethno-pharamcogenetic relatedness and personalized medicine database
* developed a genetic testing panel to detect germline mutations in BRCA1, BRCA2 and TP53 genes that predisposes to develop Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC)
* Identification of genetic modifiers of HbE/ beta-thalassaemia in Malaysia by whole genome sequencing and
*gene expression profile and modulation of genetic pathways in AML.

At GenomixLAB he has developed and validated several NGS based genetic diagnostic tests including noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) branded as Non-invasive Chromosomal Evaluation (NiCE).