David Hall has been appointed principal investigator (PI) specializing in bioinformatics at Rho’s Research Triangle Park headquarters in NC. He will serve as the bioinformatics group leader in the consolidated Division of Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation (DAIT) application of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) proposal.
Mr. Hall has more than 12 years of experience in bioinformatics as a principal investigator, general manager, project manager, bioinformatics lead, programmer/analyst, data modeler and software engineer. He joins the company from Syngenta, where he specialized in genome informatics, overseeing the development of genomic data systems and tools supporting trait gene discovery and molecular breeding. He also served as principal investigator at RTI International on two National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded contracts focusing on bioinformatics and data coordination.
“David’s distinguished bioinformatics background combined with his leadership in genome informatics at a world-class biotechnology company make him a perfect fit for this opportunity,” said Russ Helms, Ph.D., chief executive officer for Rho. “We look forward to David’s contribution as the group leader of bioinformatics and to utilizing his expertise to enhance the scientific reputation of Rho and its 30-year track record of leading federally and commercially funded research.”