Dr. Laura Knight
Dr. Laura Knight is VP of Bioinformatics, Biostatistics & Informatics within Almac Diagnostic Services. Her remit also includes Assay Software Development for clinical trial assays and companion diagnostic (CDx) devices and Data Management. In this role, Laura leads a Department of scientists, analysts, programmers and data managers providing technology integration and benchmarking, and the discovery and development of diagnostic, prognostic and predictive clinical trial and CDx assays.
Prior to joining Almac in 2009, Laura studied at Queen’s University Belfast and received a 1st class Honors degree in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics before completing her Ph.D. in Mathematics and Statistics with applied Bioinformatics, also from Queen’s University Belfast, where she currently holds an Honorary Lectureship position.