John Bodner, Ph.D.

Director of Product Development

Dr. John Bodner, the Director of Product Development, is an accomplished research and development executive who leads the CERTUS team in product and strategic partner development and runs production operations for immunoassay test kit manufacturing.  Dr. Bodner began his career at Abbott Laboratories as the Manager of Rapid Diagnostics R&D where he received several awards including the Immunoassay Clinical Chemistry Domestic Operations Award of Excellence.  He left Abbot in 2005 to pioneer a novel diagnostic detection technology for the start-up project, Sword Diagnostics, elisa detection chemistry developer, as the Director of Technical Support.  In 2008 Dr. Bodner joined the College of American Pathologists (CAP) where he served as the Director of New Product Development for the Laboratory Improvement Program (LIP) and lead the successful commercialization of an innovative web-based, pathologist-centric quality management tool.  At CAP he was a recipient of the President’s Honor Award.  Dr. Bodner received a Master of Science in Biochemistry from Texas A&M University, later earning a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Carnegie-Mellon University, and completed his NIH Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the University of Rochester School Of Medicine.  



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