About Us

Why Choose BioSRQ?

When you partner with BioSRQ, you have access to an international team of more than 60 scientists who have expertise in a wide range of disciplines and have published prolifically.

Our Mission

We work hard to advance your drug and nutraceutical therapies efficiently and cost effectively.

 

Who We Are

The executive leadership of BioSRQ, Inc. each have more than 20 years of science, research, and or business experience. In addition, the core science team has been working in our labs for more than a decade.

Fiona Crawford, Ph.D

Fiona Crawford, Ph.D

CEO & President

Dr. Crawford is from Belfast, Northern Ireland, and her Ph.D. training was in London, England, where she was a part of the team that identified the first Alzheimer’s mutations. Dr. Crawford has 20 years of experience in the field of research and development for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Throughout her career, Dr. Crawford has received and managed numerous grants and contracts for neuroscience research.

Michael Mullan, M.D,PH.D

Michael Mullan, M.D,PH.D

Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Mullan has previously served as CEO or CSO of both publicly traded and private drug development companies including The Roskamp Institute which he co-founded in 2003.

Park Dodd

Park Dodd

Executive Vice President

Mr. Dodd’s experience includes financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, management reporting, financial planning, and IT management. He has served in various financial positions with KPMG, Philip Morris USA, Capital One Financial, Inc., Inc. and Tatum LLC., a national executive services firm specializing in providing interim senior financial leadership to organizations.

Daniel Paris, Ph.D

Daniel Paris, Ph.D

Director of Research & Development

Dr. Paris is an expert in molecular and cellular inflammation. He has over 20 years of research experience in the development and testing of preclinical models of Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions. His research has focused on the identification of molecular targets involved in the induction of inflammatory pathways triggered by Alzheimer’s A peptides in the cerebrovasculature, neurons and glial cells and in treatment of this disorder.

Benoit Mouzon, Ph.D

Benoit Mouzon, Ph.D

Vice President of Business Development

Dr. Benoit Mouzon ‘s primary goal is to use his extensive sales background and skills learned as a real estate project manager for the strategic expansion of BioSRQ. Dr. Mouzon holds a Bachelors in global management from the SKEMA business school (France), a Master Degree in Biotechnology from McGill University (Canada) and received a doctorate degree in neuroscience from the Open University (UK).

Ghania Ait-Ghezala, Ph.D

Ghania Ait-Ghezala, Ph.D

Technical Director

Dr. Ait-Ghezala is the Director of Nucleic Acids Research and the Technical Director of GMO Testing. She is a molecular geneticist with over 20 years of experience dedicated to understanding neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders with an emphasis on understanding neuroinflammation and genetic factors.

Laila Abdullah, Ph.D

Laila Abdullah, Ph.D

Director of Lipodomics

Dr. Abdullah is the Director of Lipidomics Research with over 20 years of experience in translational research into neurodegenerative illnesses. Dr. Abdullah has a M.S. in Epidemiology from the University of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Open University in UK.

Corbin Bachmeier, Ph.D

Corbin Bachmeier, Ph.D

Director of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr. Bachmeier received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of North Dakota. He earned a doctoral degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Nebraska Medical Center specializing in drug transit across the blood-brain barrier. Dr. Bachmeier has over 10 years of experience studying the molecular basis of neurological disorders.

Jim Evans

Jim Evans

Director of Mass Spectrometry

James Evans was previously Director of the Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Core Facility at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Prior to that he was an Instructor in Neurology and Director of the Mass Spectrometry Core Facility at the Harvard University Medical School. He attended Charles Sweeley at Michigan State University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Chao Jin, Ph.D

Chao Jin, Ph.D

Director of Chemistry

Dr. Jin received a Bachelor of Science degree in General Chemistry from Nankai University and a Master of Science degree in Analytical Chemistry from Institute of Chemistry, Beijing. He earned a doctoral degree in Organic Chemistry from the University at Albany, State University of New York. Dr. Jin has 13 years of experience in chemical synthesis in the field of drug discovery.

Stefan Crynen, Ph.D

Stefan Crynen, Ph.D

Quality Manager

Dr. Crynen holds an engineering degree from the University of Applied Science in Trier (Germany), followed by a Master of Science and PhD degree in Food Science from the University of Florida. Dr. Crynen has more than 10 years of multidisciplinary experience in the fields of Food Science, Nutraceuticals and Pharmaceuticals with a strong focus on research, safety and quality management.

Joseph Ojo, Ph.D

Joseph Ojo, Ph.D

Director of Experimental Neuropathology

Dr. Ojo is an experimental neuropathologist and molecular biologist with several years of experience in characterizing a variety of preclinical models and autopsy cases of neurological and psychiatric diseases. I have been involved in investigating the behavioral, biochemical and neuropathological aspects of these animal models and correlating those with the human condition.

Scott Ferguson, Ph.D

Scott Ferguson, Ph.D

Director of Neurological Behvaior

Dr. Scott Ferguson is an expert in neurobehavioral testing and assay development. Dr. Ferguson has 13 years of experience overseeing neurobehavioral assessments of learning, memory, motors skills and more in the context of various disease states. Additionally, he has applied his knowledge of programming and hardware design to develop novel tests of vision and sleep.

Michael Dreger

Michael Dreger

Administrative Project Manager

Mr. Dreger has a Bachelors in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Central Florida. While at UCF, he was a LEAD Scholar which taught him several effective ways of leading a diverse and knowledgeable group. As a Sarasota native who watched the growth of The Roskamp Institute, and subsequently BioSRQ, he is thrilled to be a member of the team and contribute to the growth of BioSRQ.

Nicole Russ

Nicole Russ

Director of Finance & Administration

Nicole Russ is experienced in analyzing spending patterns and financial forecasting, modeling and analysis for efficiency recommendations, cash management and treasury duties, and possesses a vast knowledge of bookkeeping. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from John Sykes College of Business at University of Tampa.

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