Vitali joined the Impact Centre as a Research Associate in 2013. In this role, he conducts the research projects by designing and developing new technologies to increase academic-industry collaboration, and cultivates potential projects and funding grants for market-driven innovations to help realize the full potential of Impact Centre research.
Vitali is a high level biotechnology specialist with broad expertise in the interface of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. As a life sciences professional, Vitali brings over 20 years of industrial and academic experience to Impact Centre having worked in Research and Product Development.
Prior to joining the Impact Centre, Vitali held the position of Senior Scientist at Axela Inc., a biotech company that develops diagnostic platforms and applications, where he developed new types of biosensors and immunoassays.
Vitali earned a Ph.D. from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto.