|University of California, PhD|
|Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry|
Michael Miille joined AgraQuest as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer in May of 2004. Previously, he was co-founder and COO of Sagres Discovery, a cancer therapeutics discovery company, where he was responsible for all aspects of operations and finance. Before Sagres, he was President and CEO of Zoogen, Inc. and Director and General Manager of Celera AgGen and Perkin Elmer Zoogen after they acquired Zoogen. At Zoogen, PE Zoogen and Celera AgGen, he led efforts to develop new markets which increased revenues by 300%. He expanded the company into the animal forensic market, and into plant genomics, which was spearheaded by the acquisition of Linkage Genetics and capped by award of a $20 million RhoBio contract.