Dr. Dennis Hruby Executive Vice President & Chief Scientific Officer, SIGA Technologies Inc., USA

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Dennis E. Hruby, Ph.D., is a distinguished scientist with more than 25 years of experience in poxviruses, virology, and anti-infective research. Dr. Hruby currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, having served as SIGA’s Chief Scientific Officer since 2000. Prior to that, he was Vice President of... read moreResearch and senior scientific advisor to SIGA. Dr. Hruby received his Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Colorado Medical Center and holds an undergraduate degree in Microbiology from Oregon State University. He conducted virology research as an NIH postdoctoral fellow at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, from 1979 through 1982, and at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, from 1977 through 1979. Dr. Hruby was a faculty member at Oregon State University for 27 years and served in a number of capacities, including Director of the Molecular and Cellular Biology Program and Chairman of the Microbiology Department. Dr. Hruby specializes in poxviruses, virology and anti-infective research. He has published more than 210 manuscripts/chapters, 400 abstracts and currently holds approximately 200 US and international patents for methods of use, compounds, and pharmaceutical compositions. He has received a number of honors including Discovery Award (OHS), Sigma Xi Research Award and the OSU Distinguished Alumni Award.