Vladimir co-founded Swift Biosciences in 2010 with a strong track record of developing novel research and diagnostic methods and tools. His experience spans more than 30 years in cutting edge molecular biology and life science research, with broad expertise in different fields of science including physics, molecular biology, genomics, and molecular diagnostics. Vladimir has authored more than 30 issued and pending patents and 60 scientific publications. He has co-founded two biotech start-ups, leading to development and commercialization of more than 10 different products in the research tools and diagnostics space. Vladimir received his PhD in Physics and Mathematics from St. Petersburg University (Russia) and has held senior scientist positions at both the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and the Institute of Molecular Biology (Moscow).