Leadership Team and The Company


Nathan Johnson, Ph.D. CEO & Co-Owner

Nathan Johnson, Ph.D. CEO & Co-Owner

Dr. Nathan T Johnson has a hybrid of microbiology, molecular biology, and bioinformatic training across the USA. Over the past 15 years, he has been involved in a wide range of research endeavors that span oncology, immunology, stem cell biology, animal model development, and published >15 peer-reviewed scientific papers including in prestigious journals such as Nature and Cell.  He holds a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from Worcester Polytechnical Institute (WPI) from Worcester, MA, an MS in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Missouri, and a BS in biology and a minor in chemistry from Evangel University in Springfield, MO. 



Sebastian Mana-Capelli, Ph.D. - CSO & Co-Owner

Dr. Sebastian Mana-Capelli has over 10 years of scientific experience where he has worked in the development and implementation of a variety of in-vitro and cell-based assays and received the 2014 publication of the year by the American Society for Cell Biology. In recent years, he developed extensive experience in genome engineering to dissect the specific contributions of genes to how cells make decisions based on their cellular environment conditions. Dr. Mana-Capelli holds a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology, an MS in Biochemistry, and a BS in Microbiology.



Mark Joubert, ESQ., M.S. Chief Legal Officer & Co-Owner

Mark has been practicing law since 2002 primarily focused on patent law, who is extremely successful at resolving many intellectual property disputes between patent/trademark/copyright owners and alleged infringers, either by litigation, mediation, arbitration, or settlement. In addition to being a lawyer, he also holds a BS degree in both Biology and Chemistry and an MS in Molecular Biology. His unique perspective has allowed him to obtain many patents and registered trademarks for his clients in areas as diverse as mechanical, electrical, software, business methods, biotechnology, computer systems, energy, and cooling system innovations. Mark has a special interest and expertise in biotechnology and bioinformatics areas of patent law. 


Amanda Johnson, CPA - CFO

Amanda has worked as an accountant in governmental, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and education for over 15 years. She received her Bachelor of Business Administrations from Evangel University and is currently working on her Masters of Liberal Arts in Finance from Harvard Extension School. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Missouri and Massachusetts.


Seth Joubert - Laboratory Technician - BS

Seth is currently working at Verne Bioanalytics full time after recently completed his Bachelors in Biology from Assumption University in Worcester, Massachusetts.