Head of Licensing
Monte Wetzel, joined Roche Molecular Diagnostics in 2005. He came from Auctoris, a company he and a colleague started. Prior to this he was a business development director at Bayer Biotechnology Division, after leading the biotechnology research efforts in Immunology, monoclonal antibody and stem cell research. At the Basel Institute for Immunology owned by Roche, Monte also led research in lymphocyte biology prior to working at Bayer. Monte holds a PhD in Immunology from the University of Texas Health Sciences Graduate School in Dallas (Southwestern Medical School) and an AB in Chemistry and an AB in Biology from the University of Rochester, New York.