College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

The CNR Advisory Board

William Woods

Thomas J. White, Ph.D. has more than 30 years of experience in medical biotechnology, evenly divided among three Bay Area firms: Cetus, the pioneering biotech firm where Dr. White supervised the development of the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Roche Molecular Systems, which acquired the rights to PCR from Cetus and where the R&D group developed molecular diagnostics for HIV and other infectious diseases; and Celera, where, as Chief Scientific Officer, the discovery research group used genomic medicine to identify genes associated with chronic, complex diseases.

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