Meet the team!

Stefan Mehrle, PhD
Head of Genetics Business Unit

Virologist and biochemist, with 20 years of experience in laboratory operations, medical devices and tumor diagnostics programs. Based in Europe.

Prof. Philippos Patsalis
Executive Director Nicosia, Cyprus

Distinguished geneticist, researcher, entrepreneur, and Professor in human genetics with a 30-year career in healthcare. Ex Minister of Health for the Republic of Cyprus. Serves on international scientific and business boards, committees and councils. Based in Cyprus.

Konstanze Hörtnagel, MD
Medical Director

Clinical geneticist and genetic counsellor, with a special emphasis on rare hereditary diseases and analysis of NGS data. Based in Munich, Germany.

George Koumbaris, PhD
Scientific Director

Expert in Genomics, Transcriptomics, and Epigenomics, Non-Invasive Diagnostics, and Advanced Genetic Technologies. Extensive executive leadership experience in the R&D industry of cell-free DNA, NGS and biotechnologies. Based in Cyprus.

Markus Stumm, PhD
Laboratory Head

Clinical laboratory and human geneticist, with 30 years of experience in human genetics with a special emphasis on prenatal genetic diagnostics and non invasive prenatal testing. Heading the laboratory operations in Berlin, Germany.

Aleksandar Vasilevski, PhD
Sales Director

Biochemist and biotechnology engineer, working in clinical diagnostics with an emphasis on B2B and B2C global sales strategies. Based in Europe.

Nevine Shalaby, PhD
Product Lead, Genetics

Geneticist and developmental biologist with experience across industry and academia. Developing comprehensive and meaningful diagnostic solutions for patients and physicians. Based in Berlin, Germany.

Marios Ioannides, PhD
Research & Development Director

Molecular geneticist and researcher, with a special emphasis on genomics, epigenetics, and non-invasive diagnostics. Overseeing all research activities including product development, technology optimization. Based in Cyprus.

Elena Kypri, PhD
Clinical Services Director

Clinical laboratory and molecular geneticist, with extensive experience in molecular and genomics technologies and over 10 years of leading a genetic testing laboratory. Board certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Based in Cyprus.

Andreas Lambis
Production & Information Technology Director

Expert in business automations and design of digital systems, with a wealth of experience in providing strategic consulting services to large organizations. Worked with various sectors and institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Member of the PMI. Based in Cyprus.

Kristine Janssens
Head of Sales

Motivational sales leader with a background in genetic sciences. Over 15 years of commercial experience leading successfully specialist and regional teams, developing strategic partnerships and sales strategies. Based in Europe.

Jouni Salmela
Sales and Business Development, Nordics and Baltics

Background in international sales, with 15 years of experience of product launches. Working in clinical and genetic diagnostics. Based in Europe.

Vesna Trpchevska
Sales and Business Development, SEE

Molecular biologist with experience in cancer genetics. Trained as an application specialist for biochemistry and immunology. Responsible for Sales & Business development in South-eastern Europe. Based in Skopje, R.N.Macedonia.

Oliver Wachter
Head of Core Facility

Responsible for routine diagnostic procedures, optimization, assay development and implementation. Based in Munich, Germany.

Melanie Isau, PhD
Head of Molecular Genetics

Extensive experience in all molecular genetics processes, with a strong emphasis on NGS technology, bioinformatics, sequencing data evaluation and clinical interpretation. Based in Berlin, Germany.

Tanja Hinrichsen
Expert Scientist – Oncology

Marina Hovakimyan
Head of Laboratory Services

Biochemist and physiologist with background in teaching and research. Overseeing wet lab operations and heading sample management. Based in Martinsried, Germany.