George Poste

Arizona State University (USA)

Dr George Poste is the Del E. Webb Professor of Health Innovation and Chief Scientist, The Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative (CASI) at Arizona State University (ASU). This program integrates research in genomics, synthetic biology and high-performance computing to study the altered regulation of molecular networks in human diseases to develop new diagnostic tests for precision (personalized) medicine and the remote monitoring of health status using miniaturized body sensors and mobile devices. He assumed this post in 2009.

From 2003 to 2009 he directed and built The Biodesign Institute at ASU. He is a Fellow of the UK Royal Society, the Royal College of Pathologists and the UK Academy of Medicine, a member of the Council for Foreign Relations, and US National Academy of Medicine Board on Global Health. He has served as a member of the Defense Science Board of the US Department of Defense and currently serves on advisory committees for several US government agencies in defense, intelligence, national security and healthcare.