Dr John Bates
Dr. John Bates is a laboratory market consultant and works in life science and clinical fields. After a degree in biochemistry and chemistry (1978) and a Ph.D in cancer research in 1981, John joined Upjohn Ltd (now Pfizer), where he managed a team of research scientists in the department of biopharmaceutical sciences and drug metabolism. In 1985 he took a similar role with Glaxo Group Research (now GSK), in the department of Biochemical Pharmacology. In 1989 he co-founded Melbourn Scientific Ltd, a CRO in the pharmaceutical field, later moving to Acumen Bioscience (drug discovery) as Technical Director. John has over twenty years laboratory experience and has worked as a laboratory market consultant since 2003, covering , molecular biology, cancer stem cells, laboratory techniques and clinical diagnostics. John is the founder of Laboratory Markets Limited.