John Eid is the CSO and Co-Founder of Whole Biome Inc. He has led fundamental technology development for over a decade in diverse areas that include advanced microscopy, single molecule detection and analyses, automated data acquisition systems, biophysical system modeling, and genome sequencing applications. Prior to co-founding Whole Biome, he was a Principal Scientist at Pacific Biosciences. He completed his postdoctoral research at the Roland Institute at Harvard University, his Ph.D. in Biophysics and Computational Biology at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, and his B.S. in Applied and Engineering Physics from Cornell University.