PRESENTATION OF THE COMPANY
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. With the semiconductor sequencing technology from Ion Torrent we allow for fast and inexpensive sequencing of genomics and transcriptomics material from any type of organism. The Market Development group is responsible for identifying new applications, empowering users and working with consortia.
1992-1995 Université Aix-Marseille, Applied and industrial microbiology, Engineer
1990-1992 Université de Bourgogne, IUT Applied Biology, Biological and food industries
Global market development manager, ThermoFisher Scientific
Program Manager, Clinical Research Applications, Life Technologies
Science program manager, Life Technologies
NGS re-sequencing panels, NIPT, PGT, genetic analysis, application development, project management, team management
S. Joseph, P. Desai, Y. Ji, Craig A. Cummings, R. Shih,L. Degoricija, A. Rico, P. Brzoska, Stephen E. Hamby, N. Masood, S. Hariri, H. Sonbol, N. Chuzhanova, M. McClelland, Manohar R. Furtado and Stephen J. Forsythe. Comparative Analysis of Genome Sequences Covering the Seven Cronobacter Species. PLoS One. 2012
M. Legendre, S. Santini, A. Rico, C. Abergel and Jean-Michel Claverie. Breaking the 1000-gene barrier for Mimivirus using ultra-deep genome and transcriptome sequencing. Virology Journal. 2011
A.Rico, The Tomato Genome Consortium The tomato genome sequence provides insights into fleshy fruit evolution. Nature, 2012
A. Mellmann ,D. Harmsen ,Craig A. Cummings ,Emily B. Zentz, Shana R. Leopold, A. Rico, K. Prior, R. Szczepanowski, Y. Ji, W. Zhang, Stephen F. McLaughlin, John K. Henkhaus, B. Leopold, M. Bielaszewska, R. Prager, Pius M. Brzoska, Richard L. Moore, S. Guenther, Jonathan M. Rothberg, H. Karch. Comparative Analysis of Genome Sequences Covering the Seven Cronobacter Species. PLoS One. 2012.