Christos Petropoulos, PhD

Petropoulos, Christos 2012_120Christos J. Petropoulos, PhD is Vice President of Research and Development and Chief Scientific Officer of Monogram Biosciences, as well as Vice President at LabCorp Inc. Dr. Petropoulos joined Monogram as Director of Research and Development in August 1996, became Senior Director of Research and Development in September 1997, was named Vice President, Research and Development in November 1999 and was appointed as Chief Scientific Officer in December 2004. In 2010, Dr. Petropoulos assumed direct responsibility for Monogram’s Oncology R&D program and in 2011 he also became responsible for management of Monogram’s Clinical Research and Medical Education programs. From 1992 to 1996, Dr. Petropoulos was a scientist at Genentech where he headed the Molecular Virology Laboratory from 1992-1996 as well as the Research Virology and Molecular Detection Laboratories from 1994 to 1996. Dr. Petropoulos received his PhD in molecular and cell biology from Brown University and trained as a post-doctoral fellow at the National Cancer Institute’s Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center. Dr Petropoulos has co-authored over 140 scientific publications, is co-inventor on 12 issued US patents and has been awarded 12 research grants from the National Institutes of Health.