Amara Siva, Ph.D.

VP, Lab Operations

Amara Siva, Ph.D. joined Epic Sciences as the Vice President of Lab Operations in 2021.  Dr. Siva has over 20 years of molecular diagnostic development experience, including assay development from concept stage to clinical validation, and the launch and scaling of molecular and immunologic diagnostic tests into commercial clinical laboratories as well as implementation into global clinical trials. Prior to joining Epic Sciences, Dr. Siva served in leadership roles in CLIA laboratory operations management, clinical trials, and research at companies including Pathnostics, Millennium Health, Genoptix/Novartis, Gen-Probe, and Alexion. Dr. Siva received her B.S. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from UC San Diego and Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from UCLA. She is an ASQ-certified Six Sigma Green Belt, holds a Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist license in the State of California, and is certified as a High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director by the American Board of Bioanalysis.