Company: Almac Diagnostic Services
Job title: Operations Manager, Assay Development & Validation
Killian McSorley has worked for 10 years in the field of translational molecular oncology and holds the position of Operations manager for the Assay Development and Validation Unit within Almac Diagnostic Services. Killian is responsible for overseeing the development, optimisation and subsequent analytical validation of clinical trial assays for prospective testing use. Killian obtained a BSc in Biology from the University of Manchester in 2009. Since joining Almac in 2011 Killian has focused mainly on emerging NGS technologies and their utilisation for prospective testing use, with a primary focus on targeted DNA resequencing and the development of liquid biopsy molecular profiling techniques.