Penelope Clay

Arctoris: John Mattick on board

John Mattick has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Oxford-based research company Arctoris Ltd.

Mattick was Chief Executive Officer of Genomics England and Executive Director of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney. He has published over 300 research articles and reviews, and has received numerous awards for his contributions to the field of molecular biology. Mattick was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2001 for service to scientific research in the fields of molecular biology, genetics and biotechnology, particularly through the development and administration of research institutes and the Australian Genome Research Facility

Arctoris has established the world's first fully automated drug discovery platform, offering pre-optimised and fully validated R&D processes for its partners and customers. "I am delighted to join the Board of Directors of Arctoris,” Mattick said. “Its fully automated platform allows access to a wide range of methods and technologies, new levels of reproducibility, and exceptional data capture and integration capabilities that are unavailable elsewhere, which will transform biomedical research and drug discovery."