Senior Biomedical Scientist/Next Generation Sequencing Specialist

Katherine Marquis is the Senior Biomedical Scientist who directs the precision oncology services for targeted therapies. Katherine Marquis is the Next Generation Sequencing Specialist at Oncologica and directs the precision oncology services for targeted therapies. Katie has extensive experience in microbiology, molecular biology and molecular pathology acquired while working in high throughput NHS clinical laboratories and in Biopharma. Katie became an HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist in 2009, shortly after gaining her BSc in Applied Biomedical Science from Portsmouth University. She trained and practiced in Microbiology at Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, under the guidance of Dr Matthew Dryden. She moved into the commercial sector in 2011, working for Lab21 Ltd. Here she gained extensive experience in operating high profile drug monitoring assays and cancer mutation testing using a broad range of molecular techniques including multiplex PCR, qPCR, HPLC-MS and HIV pharmacodynamics. Katie has extensive experience of working under ISO 15189 and 13485 regulations and has led high profile audits reporting to both the MHRA and leading pharma companies.