Dev Mittar, Ph.D.,
Lead Scientist, ATCC
Dev Mittar, Ph.D., is a Lead Scientist and the head of the microbiology R&D group at ATCC. At ATCC, He has been instrumental in the development of controls and standards for various infectious microorganisms with applications in the area of molecular diagnostics and clinical, food, and pharmaceutical microbiology. He led the development of ATCC Microbiome standards with a goal to help microbiome researchers standardize their methods. Dr. Mittar received post-doctoral training at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and worked at BD Biosciences before joining ATCC.
Nick Greenfield, M.A.,
Founder & CEO, One Codex
Nick Greenfield, M.A., is the founder and CEO of One Codex, a microbial genomics software company based in San Francisco, California. One Codex is the leading microbial genomics and metagenomics platform, and has received awards from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Department of Defense (DoD) as well as been recognized by the White House National Microbiome Initiative. At One Codex, Nick leads the development of the company's bioinformatics and software technology, and oversees the company's efforts in application areas including infectious disease diagnostics, microbiome R&D, and public health. Prior to One Codex, Nick worked as a software engineer and data scientist on a variety of machine learning and scientific computing problems. Nick holds a B.A. in International Relations and a M.A. in Environmental Studies from Brown University.