Dan Broder, Ph.D.
Scientist, Research and Development, 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.