Tom Lowery, Ph.D. has served as Chief Scientific Officer of T2 Biosystems since September 2013. Since joining the company as the first employee in February 2007, Tom has held various technical leadership roles, including assay, methods, reagents and detector development programs. By applying his extensive experience in cutting edge biochemical and biophysical methods development, he played a key role in establishing T2 Biosystems’s technical capabilities and in driving the company's product strategy and development. Prior to joining T2 Biosystems, Tom conducted research at the University of California Berkeley focused on developing innovative magnetic resonance based biosensors for molecular imaging. This work was funded by the UC Graduate Research and Education in Adaptive Biotechnology program. Tom earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biochemistry and University Honors from Brigham Young University.