Dr. Steven Cagas, PhD
Dr. Steven Cagas is a Scientific Affairs Manager within Medical and Scientific Affairs within the Molecular Diagnostics Division of Roche Diagnostics Corporation. He has 5 years of industry experience at Roche. He directly interfaces with clinicians and key opinion leaders to assist in the commercialization of products within the Roche Molecular Diagnostics portfolio. He has spoken at several internal and external conferences as an invited speaker on various topics related to his areas of expertise. Dr. Cagas received his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (currently Rutgers University). His Ph.D. work focused on the study of the proteins expressed in the pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. He used a novel approach to identify the proteins expressed at various stages of development as well as in response to an antifungal agent with both studies leading to high impact publications.