Dr. Johannes Weinberger

Managing Director & CSO

Dr. Johannes Weinberger is Managing Director and Chief Scientific Officer of Ares Genetics – an OpGen group company. He joined Ares Genetics in 2019 as Head of the NGS Laboratory. Under his leadership two wetlab research and service departments were built, one in Vienna, Austria and one in Rockville, USA. Prior to Ares Genetics he successfully established a clinical NGS laboratory in the field of transfusion medicine at the Austrian Red Cross. In addition to his experience in academia and non-profit organizations, he has also held positions in industry at Roche and Qiagen.

Johannes obtained his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Salzburg. He specialized in Immune Repertoir Sequencing, a NGS based technology that fundamentally changed the way the adaptive immune system can be investigated.