Dr. Olivier Merle holds a BSc.Honors Degree in Pharmacology from Aberdeen University (UK), a PhD in Applied Sciences from De Montfort University in Leicester (UK) and a degree in Business Administration from the University of Saint-Etienne (France). From 1999 to2005, Dr. Merle was at Transgenomic, a biotech company providing versatile and innovative research tools and related consumable products to the life sciences industry, where he held various positions in sales and support, business development and general management. In 2006, upon completion of an MBA course at RMS inReims (France) he joined Invitrogen as a Senior Manager in Business Development. In this latter position, Olivier was responsible for the company’sOEM activity in the Clinical Diagnostic arena. Olivier joined Biospace Lab in 2010.