Dr. Toby Richardson has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of bioinformatics, enzymology, and molecular biology. Prior to joining SGI Toby spent ten years at Diversa Corporation, where he established and managed the company’s informatics department. During this time his team developed some of the first tools to annotate, store and mine metagenomic information from environmental samples.
As a Post Doctoral Researcher at the Scripps Research Institute, he worked on isolation, cloning and structural characterization of human cytochrome P450s. Toby earned a B.Sc. Hons in Biochemistry and a Ph.D. in Molecular Toxicology, both from the University of Surrey, UK.