Jian Han, M.D., Ph.D., is a faculty investigator at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Jian has more than 30 years of experience developing molecular diagnostic technologies and products. He is interested in developing integrated solutions for molecular differential diagnosis and developing a technology platform that allows multiplex molecular differential diagnoses to be carried out in a fashion that is high throughput, semi-quantitative, automatic, and in a closed system. He studies the immunorepertoire of different diseases including cancers using multiplex PCR and high-throughput gene sequencing. As the director of the R10K project, Jian leads a team that is sequencing 10,000 samples and studying biomarkers for 100 diseases. He earned his M.D. from ShuZhou Medical College in China in 1983 and his Ph.D. in clinical molecular genetics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1991. He was the founder, CEO, and CSO of Geneco Biomedical Products before joining HudsonAlpha in 2007. He founded three HudsonAlpha associate companies, Diatherix, iCubate, and iRepertoire.