Established in 2007, Stratos Genomics Inc. is a spin-off of Seattle-based Stratos Group LLC. The company is composed of an accomplished team of scientists, engineers, advisors and directors. It was founded by Stratos Group and Stratos Genomics' officers: CEO Allan Stephan, CSO Mark Kokoris and CTO Bob McRuer, Ph.D. Stephen Rose, Managing Director of Fisk Ventures, joins Stephan; Kokoris; McRuer; Harold Kawaguchi; Lee Huntsman, Ph.D; and Heiner Dreismann, Ph.D on the board of directors. Stratos Genomics' science advisory board includes Lawrence Loeb, M.D./ Ph.D; Robert Franza, M.D.; Andre Marziali, Ph.D; Eugene Kolker, Ph.D; Patrick Stayton, Ph.D; Jay Shendure, Ph.D Buddy Ratner, Ph.D.; and Tim Hunkapiller.