Advisory Board

SAB member Apostle
Charles Cantor, SAB member

Charles Cantor, PhD.

  • Member of National Academy of Sciences
  • Professor Emeritus, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
  • Founder & Chief Scientific Officer at Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM, acquired by LabCorp)
  • Chairman, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
  • Director, Center for Advanced Biotechnology, Boston University
  • Director, the Human Genome Project (HGP)
  • Ph.D., Biophysical Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
  • A.B., Chemistry, Columbia University
full profile (wiki)
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Antonius Schuh, SAB member

Antonius ‘Toni’ Schuh, PhD.

  • Successful serial entrepreneur; over 20 years of executive leadership and founder experience in life sciences industries; CEO of 5 companies; 3 IPOs.
  • Founder, Global Source Ventures
  • Former CEO, Arcturus Bioscience
  • Former CEO, AviaraDx (now bioTheranostics)
  • Former CEO, Sequenom (NASDAQ: SQNM)
  • Former CEO, Sorrento Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SRNE)
  • Former CEO, Trovagene (NASDAQ: TROV)
  • PhD, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Bonn, Germany
full profile (GSV)
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John McHutchison, SAB member

John McHutchison, AO, MD.

  • CEO, Assembly Biosciences (NASDAQ: ASMB)
  • Former CSO, Head of R&D, Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD)
  • Officer of the Order of Australia in recognition of his distinguished service to medical research
  • Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Associate Director at Duke Clinical Research Institute and Co-Director of the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Award.
  • Medicine and surgery degrees, University of Melbourne in Australia. Member, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
full profile (Assembly Bio)
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Dean Felsher, SAB member

Dean Felsher, MD. PhD.

  • Professor. Division of Oncology, Departments of Medicine and Pathology; Director, Translational Research and Applied Medicine; Director of Research, Division of Oncology; Associate Director, Director of Admissions, Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP); Co-Director, Translational Cancer Nanotechnology Training Program; Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Elected Member, Association of American Physicians
  • M.D. Ph.D., Medicine/Molecular Biology, UCLA
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Chicago
full profile (Stanford)
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Charles (Buck) Strom, SAB member

Charles (Buck) Strom, MD,PhD,FAAP,FACMG,HCLD

  • CEO, Liquid Diagnostics, LLC
  • Co-Director, Head and Neck Cancer Research Center, UCLA School of Dentistry
  • Sole Proprietor: Charles Strom Consultants LLC
  • Vice President, Genetics and Genomics, Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX).
  • MD, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
  • PhD, University of Chicago, Department of Biology
  • BS, Yale University, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
full profile (LinkedIn)
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David Goldstein SAB member

David B. Goldstein, PhD.

  • John E. Borne Professor of Medical and Surgical Research, Columbia University
  • Founding Director, Institute for Genomic Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellow, AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
  • Recipient, Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award; Triangle Business Journal Health Care Heroes Award; The UNC Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy (IPIT) Award
  • PhD, Theoretical Population Genetics, Stanford University
  • BS, Biology, UCLA
full profile (Columbia)
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hongyu zhao, SAB member

Hongyu Zhao, PhD.

  • Chairman, Biostatistics Department, Yale University
  • Ira V. Hiscock Professor of Biostatistics, Professor of Genetics and Professor of Statistics and Data Science, Yale University
  • Fellow, AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
  • Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • Fellow, American Statistical Association
  • Ph.D., Statistics, University of California at Berkeley
  • B.S., Probability and Statistics, Peking University
full profile (Yale)
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Alexander Hartemink, SAB member

Alexander J. Hartemink, PhD.

  • Professor, Departments of Computer Science and Biology, Duke University
  • Faculty Director, the Office of Undergraduate Scholars and Fellows; Former Director of Graduate Program in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (CBB), Duke University
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT; M.Phil., Economics, Oxford University
  • B.S., Mathematics, Physics, and Economics (triple major), Duke University
full profile (Duke)

Management Team

Apostle Inc
David Ge, President Apostle

David Ge, MD. PhD.CEO & President

  • 20+ years of research and industry experience in genomic sciences
  • U.S. Citizen through federal "Outstanding Professors and Researchers"
  • President of BioSciKin Co. & Simcere Diagnostics Co (2016-2017)
  • Director of Bioinformatics, Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD)(2011-2016)
  • Assistant Professor, Duke University School of Medicine (2008-2011)
  • Ph.D. in Biostatistics & Genetic Epidemiology, CAMS & PUMC (2004)
  • Co-authored 70+ peer-reviewed papers, 5 in Nature and 1 in Science, over 19,000 citations.
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Wenqi Zeng, SVP of Medicine

Wenqi Zeng, MD. PhD. FACMG.SVP of Medicine

  • 15+ years of research, clinics and industry experience in clinical diagnostics
  • Sr. Director, Molecular Genetics, Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) (2014-2017)
  • Director of Clinical Genomics at Ambry Genetics (2011-2014)
  • Qualified CAP CLIA lab director in CA, FL and MD; Qualified CAP inspection team leader; New York state COQ in molecular genetics and molecular oncology; Holding diploma of ABMGG
  • PhD, Molecular Genetics
  • Fellow of clinical molecular genetics, human/medical genetics, Harvard Medical School
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Xin Guo, VP of Bioinformatics

Xin Guo, PhD.VP of Bioinformatics

  • 10+ years of research and industry experience in bioinformatics, artificial intelligence (AI), and HPC
  • VP of Bioinformatics, Simcere Diagnostics, Inc (2016-2017)
  • Group leader, Scientist of Bioinformatics at Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD). Led the clinical phylogenomic project for Sovaldi®, a world-leading anti-HCV drug (2012-2016)
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Duke University (2012)
  • M.S. in Informatics from Max Planck Institute, Germany (2006)
  • Led multiple publications in AI, including in PNAS.
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Eric D. Masingale, VP of Business Operations

Eric D. MasingaleVP of Business Operations

  • 20+ years of sales experience in medical device industry; Global executive & enterprising business leader
  • Global VP of Sales & Marketing, Stryker Endoscopy (NYSE: SYK) (2006-2012)
  • Global VP of Sales & Marketing, Torax Medical Inc (acquired by J&J) (2012-2014)
  • Director of Sales, West District, Stryker Surgical (NYSE: SYK) (2014-2017)
  • Investor, Director of Sales, West District, Reps Scrubs (2017-2020)
  • B.A., Speech Communications, California State University Hayward
  • Executive Leadership Program, Harvard Business School, 2010, 2013