Ryan Burnette, Ph.D
Senior Vice President, Life Sciences | Employee Owner Since 2016
Ryan Burnette, Ph.D leads Merrick’s Life Sciences Business Unit. When Ryan joined Merrick, he was our first scientist. Since then, he’s built our biosafety and biosecurity practice and team, bringing many scientists, veterinarians, epidemiologists, and public health experts to Merrick. He has worked extensively in both North America and overseas and has worked with more than 100 universities, biopharmaceutical companies, and research institutes to collaboratively build biosafety and biosecurity strategies, including biorisk management consulting, building safety and security programs, and laboratory design, commissioning, functional testing, and verification.