Tinazli, Ali, PhD

Director, Business Development and Sales, Biosciences, Sony DADC


From 1997 to 2002, Dr. Tinazli studied Biochemistry and graduated “excellent with highest university honors” at J.W. Goethe University (Frankfurt). In 2002, he contributed to Functional Proteomics research at Sanofi-Aventis (Frankfurt). From 2002 to 2006, he prepared his PhD Thesis "summa cum laude" - Molecular Organization and Manipulation of Proteins and Protein Complexes in Nanodimensions. Dr. Tinazli's academic work resulted in publications in various high impact journals in the field of nanotechnology, cell biology, and biochemistry (e.g. Nature Nanotechnology 2007; 2(4):220, Nature Cell Biology 2007; 9(1):99, Chemistry 2005; 11(18):5249, EMBO 2004; 23). After his PhD he joined the Corporate Business Development dpt of Applied Biosystems (Frankfurt/San Francisco) in 2006. Since 2008, he moved to Sony DADC (Salzburg/San Francisco) and is setting up the new business of smart consumables in the life sciences and in-vitro diagnostics markets.

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