Senior Informatics Advisor
Managing Member at Biomedical Hosting LLC (2011), Adjunct Assistant Professor at NYU's Grossman School of Medicine
Manor Askenazi, PhD is a twenty year veteran of the biotech/bioinformatics sector currently serving as managing member of Biomedical Hosting LLC (which he founded in 2011) as well as adjunct assistant professor at NYU's Grossman School of Medicine (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology).
Dr Askenazi received a Master of Engineering Degree from Imperial College, London and a PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He specialized in the bioinformatics of mass spectrometry data, particularly in the field of proteomics, first at ThermoFisher's BRIMS (Biomarker Research Initiatives in Mass Spectrometry) center where he lead the design of the SIEVE computational platform for MS-based label-free Protein Biomarker Discovery. He then broadened his experience to onco-proteomics while working at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute as the lead bioinformatics engineer managing the bioinformatics team at the Blais Proteomics Center, where he designed and implemented a variety of research tools in the area of phospho-proteomics, quantitative proteomics and multi-omic integrative research. Dr. Askenazi has authored over 35 peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Science, Nature Biotech, Cell and PNAS. He is the sole inventor on a bioinformatics patent (6,594,587, "Method for analyzing biological elements") as well as a co-inventor on a biochemistry patent (9,678,083, "Protected amine labels and use in detecting analytes").
Manor will lead, in his capacity as manager at Biomedical Hosting LLC, the development of all bioinformatic related activity at Adeptrix.