Dr. Bernard Kasten - Chairman of the Board

Dr. Kasten is an investor and entrepreneur in many publishing and healthcare related companies. He founded the College of American Pathology's monthly tabloid magazine - CAP Today, and has served as the Chairman of the Publication Committee 1985-1993, Management Resources Committee 1993-1998 and Chairman Internet Editorial Board 1999-2003. He is also the author of "Infectious Disease Handbook" 1st through 5th Editions 1994-2003 and the "Laboratory Test Handbook" 1st through 4th Editions 1984-1996 published by Lexi-Comp Inc. From 1996 to 2004, Dr. Kasten served as the Chief Laboratory Officer and VP of Business Development for Quest Diagnostics [NYSE-DGX] and Chief Executive Officer of SIGA Technologies, Inc. [NASDAQ-SIGA] from 2004 until his retirement in 2006. Dr. Kasten is currently the Chairman of the Board of Cleveland Bio Labs Inc. [NASDAQ-CBLI], Executive Chairman of the Board of GeneLink Inc. [NASDAQ-GNLK.OB], and also serves on the Board of Directors of Enzo Biochem Inc. [NYSE-ENZO]. Dr. Kasten is a graduate of Miami University, Oxford Ohio, BA Chemistry 1967, and the Ohio State University College of Medicine MD 1971. His professional staff appointments have included tenure at the Cleveland Clinic, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, and the Bethesda Hospitals.