Mining Image Date to Support Pharmaceutical Research
Robert E. Dunkle, has more than 20 years’ experience in general management, business development and marketing strategy in life science informatics and process monitoring and control. Life science informatics experience has covered diverse fields such as bioinformatics, cheminformatics, image informatics, electronic laboratory notebooks and specialty applications in biology. Dunkle served as CEO of a start-up company – Scimaigx – that pioneered how information within and about images can be used facilitate the understanding of biology and decision-making. Prior to Scimagix he was president and CEO of from the National Center for Genome Resources charged with developing a mission and strategic plan for the five-year-old provider of bioinformatics and computational biology products. Formerly, Dunkle served as vice president at MDL Information Systems, Inc., where he managed the successful penetration of the company’s ISIS™ cheminformatics software platform and played an integral role in increasing the company’s valuation prior to its acquisition by Reed Elsevier in 1997. He has also served as vice president at Sierra Monitor, a start-up software and instrumentation provider. Presently, he is president of A.B.E.S., a management consulting company focusing on corporate strategy and M&A for life science and software companies.