John Murphy joined Omniome in 2016 as the Head of Intellectual Property, and is responsible for prosecuting, maintaining, and growing the IP portfolio of the company. Prior to joining Omniome, John founded the Intellectual Property Department at Illumina, taking on roles of increasing responsibility over a 13-year tenure that spanned commercialization of the company’s first DNA microarray products through establishment of a catalogue of genomics products that generated over $2B in annual revenues. John’s career in patent law began as a Patent Agent and Scientific Advisor at Campbell & Flores LLP. Prior to that, John performed postdoctoral research at The Scripps Research Institute and University of California Berkeley.
John holds a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California, Davis and a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.