J. Lynn Myers, Ph. D.
President to Lab Director
Lynn joined Oligos in 1988 after receiving his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Texas Tech University in Lubbock. His dissertation title is “The Role of the Metal Ion in the Catalytic Cycle of beta-lactamase II”. After serving a 1-year industrial post-doctoral position, Dr. Myers joined Oligos as a research biochemist. His primary duties included isolation and purification of the enzymes necessary for the enzymatic synthesis of single and doubled-stranded DNA and RNA polymers as well as the synthesis and characterization of these polymers. In 1991, Lynn moved to his current position as Director – DNA Synthesis. Lynn currently oversees every aspect of the DNA and RNA synthesis operation including technical customer assistance.