Cytapex is led by Dr. Ryan Brinkman (Distinguished Scientist, British Columbia Cancer Agency and Professor, Medical Genetics University of British Columbia). Dr. Brinkman is a recognized leader in the area of flow cytometry informatics, having published over 50 peer-reviewed papers in the field. He has led ISAC's Data Standards Task Force since 2005, including the development of the latest versions of the FCS standard used by all cytometers as well as the MIFlowCyt standard recommended by several journals including from Nature, PLOS and Wiley. In 2012 Dr. Brinkman launched FlowRepository, the only public repository for FCM data under the auspices of the International Society for the Advancement of Cytometry, now with over 90,000 FCS files, 1,000 registered users and 20,000 downloads. Dr. Brinkman has been recognized as an ISAC, Terry Fox Research Institute and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar.
The Cytapex team is made up of researchers who have led the developent of the core technologies we use to analyze our clients' data.