Dave Beebe is President/CEO of Salus. Dave completed a PhD in Electrical Engineering (1994) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a 5 year NIH funded retraining in cancer biology (2004-2009). He has served on the faculty at Louisiana Tech University, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is currently a John D. MacArthur University Professor & the Claude Bernard Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His multidisciplinary academic research began in fundamental microfluidics and now includes cancer biology as well as clinical disease monitoring and diagnostics. Dave is a serial entrepreneur with 20 years of experience in a variety of companies and roles. He has authored over 200 peer reviewed journal publications that have been cited more than 25,000 times. Other active pursuits include yoga, running, motorcycling, bicycling, camping, backpacking and other adventures.
Dr. Scott Berry is the Chief Scientific Officer of Salus. Scott completed a PhD in Mechanical Engineering (2008) and an MBA (2007) from the University of Louisville. Since then, he has been a Postdoctoral Fellow (2009-2011) and Research Scientist (2011-Present) in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During this time at UW, Scott developed a research program focused on molecular diagnostics and global health. He is an inventor on 17 issued patents and patent applications, which include much of Salus’s IP portfolio. Scott has also authored over 30 peer reviewed journal publications. When not innovating, Scott enjoys biking, boating, and spending time with his wife and daughter.
Brianna Mullins is Salus’s Biological Scientist. Brianna completed a PhD in Molecular Biology/Infectious diseases (2017) from The University of Notre Dame. After a short Post-doctoral Fellowship where she clinically evaluated the efficacy of a new drug in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis, she joined the Salus team. Complementary to the background and knowledge of the Salus family, Briannabrought with her expertise in molecular biology and proteomics. When she’s not engulfed in Science, Brianna enjoys running, hiking, DIY home improvements and, most of all, exploring the world with her husband and two tiny humans.
Molly went from the west coast to the east coast then backtracked to the midwest, right here at Salus. After growing up in San Diego, she received a dual degree from University of Massachussets - Amherst in Animal Science and Environmental Toxicology and is currently pursuing a PhD from the University of Wisconsin - Madison Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center. Molly brings an outside perspective from the otherwise engineering heavy background of our team. Outside of Salus, Molly enjoys gardening, animals, cooking, playing board games, experiencing nature, outdoor activities, science, learning, hanging out with friends
MS biomedical engineering with 20 years in biomedical product and software development (UW-Madison, PowderJect, Gammex, CareFusion). Co-founder of Swift Manufacturing & Engineering, a contract design & manufacturing company. Co-founder of Cellara, a cloud-based laboratory information management system for cell culture scientists.
Mitch grew up right down the road from Salus in Cottage Grove before attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison for undergrad. He received a degree in Biological Systems Engineering with a specialization in Machinery Systems. In his free time he likes watching the Badgers, Packers and Brewers, golfing in the summer, hanging out with friends and being outdoors.
Maddy is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in neurobiology. Maddy joined the team at Salus to pursue her passions in biomedical research and public health. Outside of Salus, she enjoys reading, cooking, biking, and other outdoor adventures with her dog