In 2006-07, Geoffrey White served as a Scientific Review Officer (SRO) at the NIH where he led Study Section scientists through the review cycle of SBIR/STTR grant applications. Geoff has first hand knowledge of the NIH internal review procedures and instructions to Study Section members.
For eight years prior to his work as an SRO, Geoff served first as an ad hoc and then as a permanent Study Section member for the review of SBIR/STTR and R01 grant applications. He reviewed hundreds of SBIR/STTR grant applications and participated in numerous Study Section meetings where priority scores were determined.
Geoff has over twenty-five years of experience as a research and development scientist in the biotech industry. While at Neurogen Corporation, he developed techniques that led to over 10 new drug INDs and collaborations with partners, such as Pfizer and Merck. Building on these successes, Geoff was recruited to additional biotech companies where he led teams that developed numerous cutting edge assays and technologies. A number of these technologies have been commercialized and are being used today by Fortune 500 companies, both in the pharmaceutical arena and the consumer products market place.
Geoff is president of Discovery Consulting LLC, which develops technologies and assays that are used by numerous biotech and large pharmaceutical companies, including Bayer, Schering-Plough, and others. Geoff is on the editorial board of the International Journal in Medical Engineering and Informatics (www.inderscience.com/ijmei) and has reviewed for numerous journals and government organizations throughout his career.
Geoff’s range of expertise is broad, spanning from medical sciences/devices to environmental monitoring. Specific areas of expertise include assay development, biosensors, medical technologies, drug discovery, lab-on-a-chip technologies, nanotechnology, proteomics, genomics, metabolomics, diagnostics, biomarker identification, clinical trials, bioinformatics, LIMs systems, I.P. protection, and product development from conception to sales.
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