Brad has been at BioTek Instruments, INC. since 2009, first as a Principal Scientist in the Applications Group and most recently as a Field Scientist in the South Region. Brad’s early roles included optimizing new assay processes on BioTek’s line of automation, liquid handling, microplate detection, and imaging instrumentation, in addition to supporting new product development. Currently his role is supporting academic, biotech, and pharmaceutical researchers across five states. Prior to joining BioTek, he acquired extensive experience serving as an Automated Solutions Scientist and Applications Scientist with multiple reagent providers. During his 25 year career in the Biotech Industry he has worked with numerous automation and detection platforms, as well as a variety of cell models, to optimize 2D and 3D cell culture assays across multiple research fields. His current work has led to publications in Assay and Drug Development Technologies, The Journal of Laboratory Automation, The Journal of Biomolecular Screening, Cells, and Combinatorial Chemistry and High Throughput Screening, among others. Brad has additionally presented his work at numerous international conferences and workshops across the United States, Europe, and Asia.