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Bill W. Colston

Bill W. Colston joined the Fluidigm Board of Directors in July 2019. Dr. Colston has served as President of personal health company iCarbonX since March 2019. He joined iCarbonx as Chief Operating Officer in early 2018 and is a member of its board of directors. Previously, he was founder and Chief Executive Officer of HealthTell Inc., a company focused on developing next-generation tests that broadly characterize the immune system. He was scientific founder and CEO of QuantaLife Inc., which developed a genetic analysis system that is now marketed internationally. Dr. Colston began his career at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, where he served in various senior leadership roles over a nearly 20-year career and helped build the first civilian biodefense program in the United States. Dr. Colston is a board member of companies including Rheonix, Purigen Biosystems, and RubrYc Therapeutics. He holds a PhD in biomedical engineering from the University of California, Davis.