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Trilogy Places VP of Biochemistry on Behalf of BiOptix

Burlingame, CA (January 14, 2015) — Executive recruitment firm Trilogy Search has placed Scott Klakamp as Vice President of Biochemistry with BiOptix, a privately-held optical biodetection company.

Klakamp, who reports to company CEO Richard Whitcomb, is responsible for delivering the organization’s customer support strategy and structure, with the objective of providing unparalleled service and accountability to BiOptix clients.

Prior to joining BiOptix, Klakamp held consulting, research and managerial positions with leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical organizations including Takeda, AstraZeneca and Amgen. He is widely published in industry journals and holds a number of scientific patents. Klakamp received his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from the Pennsylvania State University and his BA in Chemistry from Houghton College in Houghton, NY.

Chuck Pappalardo handled the assignment on behalf of Trilogy.

The position is based in the company’s worldwide headquarters in Boulder, Colorado.

About BiOptix: BiOptix Diagnostics is a privately held firm based in Boulder, Colorado, with leading investments from Boulder Ventures, Remeditex and Rusnano.  BiOptix has developed a new class of analytical biosensor instrumentation utilizing a patented high-throughput label-free technology known as ESPR – Enhanced Surface Plasmon Resonance. BiOptix instrumentation allows researchers to study label-free protein-protein and protein-small molecule interaction—with high sensitivity and high throughput. Applications include: Protein-small molecule interactions, protein-protein kinetics, antibody affinities and epitope mapping, oligosaccharide characterization, nucleic acid (DNA-DNA or DNA-RNA) hybridization and biomolecule concentration measurements. Additional information about BiOptix and our products can be found at: www.bioptixinc.com.

About Trilogy Search Non+Profit: Trilogy Search Non+Profit is a retained executive recruitment firm headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Trilogy specializes in placing executives who are multi- dimensional, integrated, and equipped to effectively lead for-profit and nonprofit institutions. The company conducts C-level searches and builds executive management teams for high technology, clean technology, life sciences, non-profit, and philanthropy clients. www.trilogysearch.com