David L. Barker, Ph.D.
Scientific Advisor

Dr. David Barker, Ph.D. served as Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Illumina Inc. from March 2000 to 2006. Dr. Barker has considerable experience in the development and commercialization of groundbreaking life sciences platforms. He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon and Associate Professor at Oregon State University. In his academic career, Dr. Barker conducted interdisciplinary research in neurobiology as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School from 1969 to 1971. Dr. Barker holds a BS in Chemistry from California Institute of Technology and received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Brandeis University.