Nicole Perfito, Ph.D.
Nicole came to Science Exchange after 10+ years as an academic research scientist. As the Director of the
Sourcing Team, she stays involved in all of the Concierge requests and has led project management for the
Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology replication studies.
Christina Marian, Ph.D.
Christina brings 8+ years of experience in early stage drug discovery research to the
Science Exchange Sourcing Team, with specialization in compound screening, organic synthesis,
and biochemical assays.
Gabriel Roybal-Jungemann, Ph.D.
Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
Gabriel joins Science Exchange as a Senior Sourcing Manager and Staff Scientist with 12+
years of biomedical research with project specialization in Drug Discovery and Clinical Assay
Jake Robinson, M.S.
Jake studied neuroregeneration and stem cell therapeutics for spinal cord injury as a
graduate student. As a Sourcing Manager, he has developed specialization at Science Exchange
in disease models and stem cell generation.
JR Clark, M.S.
JR came to Science Exchange with 6+ years of research experience in evolutionary development
and reproductive behavior of vertebrates. As a Sourcing Manager, he manages a wide variety of
projects from basic research through drug discovery.
Kaitlin Ziemer, B.S.
Kaitlin came to Science Exchange from Covance and Gilead bringing her experience in
toxicology and regulated studies. As a Senior Sourcing Manager and Account Lead,
she specializes in human and animal tissue procurement.
Karen Shaff, B.A.
Karen brings over 15 years benchwork and project management experience in the biopharma
industry (Chiron, Pharmacofore, Applied StemCell) with recombinant vaccine development,
small molecule neurological drug discovery, PK/PD, and genetically modified animal models.
As Senior Sourcing Manager, she specializes in in vivo models and transgenic animal model
Lauren Tsugawa, B.S.
Lauren brings her project management and LIMS development experience in the CRO space to her
Sourcing Manager role at Science Exchange. At Science Exchange she has developed specialization
in protein production and purification services.
Melissa Songpitak, B.A.
Melissa conducted multiple basic science research projects as a research assistant in
genetics, biogeochemistry, and behavioral neuroscience. At Science Exchange, she is a
customer-focused Senior Sourcing Manager and Account Lead who believes that great customer
success is delivered with speed, efficiency, and attentiveness.
Matiu Andrews-Cookson, B.S.
Cell and Molecular Bioscience
Matiu comes to Science Exchange with 5+ years of experience in commercial and
scientific Project Management and a research background in molecular biotechnology.
As a Sourcing Manager, he specializes in the biochemical, analytical and agricultural science.
Luke Keffer, B.S.
Luke brings a variety of research experiences in cancer biology and protein synthesis.
As a Senior Sourcing Manager and Account Lead, Luke has developed specialization in
recombinant protein production and peptide synthesis.
Rachel Tsui, Ph.D.
Rachel brings her 8+ years of benchwork and consulting experience for the Pharmaceutical and
Healthcare space to her work as a Senior Sourcing Manager and Account Lead
at Science Exchange with project specialization in Immuno-Oncology and Radiochemistry.
Zev Wisotsky, Ph.D.
Zev brings 10+ years of benchwork and research experience in invertebrate and vertebrate models
to his work as Senior Sourcing Manager and Account Lead.
At Science Exchange he has developed project specialization in Animal models of Pain and