Dr. Paul A. Rudnick serves as the company President and is the company’s chief consultant and product manager. He works closely with clients to design software and analysis strategies that will benefit clients the most. He draws upon expertise in molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, and project management to build strong solutions to challenging problems in the areas of “mass informatics” and bioinformatics. Since co-founding Spectragen, he has successfully built contract relationships with several leading companies, Government agencies, and academics. Initial consultations are always free.
Prior to co-founding Spectragen, Paul was proteomics team lead in the Mass Spectrometry Data Center at NIST where he was responsible for the development of the NIST peptide mass spectral libraries. During his seven years at NIST, Dr. Rudnick was involved with the NIH/NCI cancer proteomics program where, together with Dr. Stephen Stein, they developed the NIST metrics for monitoring reproducibility in shotgun proteomics. He continues to work with NCI’s Clinical Proteomics Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) through the development of a common data analysis pipeline (CDAP) in coordination with NIST, ESAC, Inc. (Rockville, MD) and Georgetown University. Paul is also a member of the ASMS, HUPO and ABRF. As a member of the ABRF, he has served on both the iPRG (proteome informatics) and sPRG (proteomics standards) research groups. He served as chair of the 2010 iPRG study focused on phosphosite localization and is currently serving as a member of the ABRF Education Committee. His full CV can be found here, and his publications can be found on PubMed. Paul works as the chief consultant and President of the company.
Prior to co-founding Spectragen, Stefani worked as a Scientist Administrator at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH for 7 years. At NIH, she worked for the development and release of grant and contract funding initiatives, and as a review administrator. In addition to her scientific credentials, she also holds a Certificate in Legislative Affairs from the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University. Stefani serves as the company Manager and is involved in developing company strategy and business administration.