Project Operations Director
James Rogers, PhD
Dr. James Rogers has more than 18 years of experience supporting a diverse set of clients from U.S. Government, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries. He has served as a Study Director, Principal Investigator, Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Operations Manager executing studies supporting research and development, testing and evaluation, and pre-clinical and clinical studies.
Prior to joining BioMotiv, Dr. Rogers worked at Battelle specializing in the testing and evaluation of medical countermeasures for biological and chemical agents. At Battelle, he used transcriptomics/bioinformatics, microRNA analysis, and immunological techniques to investigate biochemical pathways underlying host responses as well as the identification of biomarkers and potential therapeutic targets. He led the development and qualification/validation of molecular and immune assays to support immunogenicity evaluation, biodistribution studies of vaccines, and clinical trials. He also served as the SME for projects that included persistence and decontamination of biological/chemical agents, diagnostic kit and detector testing, and immunotoxicology.
Dr. Rogers received his PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Wright State University, focusing on skin immunology and DNA vaccines. As a post-doc for Geo-Centers, Inc within the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, he focused on molecular mechanisms associated with volatile organic chemical-induced skin irritation using three-dimensional in vitro as well as in vivo models. James graduated with University Honors from Wright State with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and received his M.S. degree in received his Biological Sciences from Wright State. Dr. Rogers is an author on more than 60 scientific publications and book chapters, presented at national scientific meetings, and actively serves on multiple scientific journal Editorial Boards.