R&D Scientist, IDEXX
Dan Broder is a scientist and team leader for new product development in water research and development at IDEXX, where he develops methods for quantifying waterborne microorganisms. Dan is the project manager for Legiolert™, a quantitative method for detecting Legionella pneumophila in water. He has managed multiple large field trials and numerous smaller validations for the comparison of Legiolert to international standard methods. Prior to IDEXX, Dan was high-throughput genomics scientist at Sequenom. He earned a Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he studied the biochemistry and genetics of protein degradation in gram negative organisms.