Our Team

Aruna Somasiri, PhD, MBA

Laura Du
QC Lead

John Bechberger
Principal Investigator

Lynne Bechberger
Finance Administrator​

Eddie Shen
Operations Manager

Iris Wu
Laboratary Associate

Gloria Bai
QA Manager

Rukshan Vidanagamage
Marketing & Sales Assistant

Samina Janmohamed
R&D Specialist

Piers Ruddle
Lead IHC Specialist

Lorraine Wong
IHC Specialist

Lyanne Zhang
Associate Histotechnologist

Shahla Zahiri
Lead Histotechnologist

Kai Hong
Lead Resin Histotechnologist

Debbie Mitra
Lead IF Specialist

Anusha Perera
Associate Histotechnologist

Emily Chow
Associate Imaging Technologist

Samuel Larkham
IHC Specialist​

Thaw Thaw Wah Naw (Grace)
Associate Histotechnologist

Sarini Gamage
Associate Histotechnologist

Our Pathologists

Dr. Vincent Meador, D.V.M., Ph.D


Dr. Meador brings to Wax-it Histology Services Inc. his wealth of experience in drug development for diverse therapeutic areas of all molecule type, his in-depth understanding of GLP regulation, and more. He has 25 years of experience working in top tier global pharmaceutical and contract research organization companies, and has held a number of prominent positions over the years, including Director, Toxicology and Pathology for Eli Lilly; Executive Director, Toxicology for Amgen; and VP and Global Head, Pathology for Covance.  Since April 2016, Dr. Meador has become the business owner of Pacific Tox Path, LLC, a Pacific Northwest-based Consultation and Contract company for preclinical drug development.  Dr. Meador received his D.V.M in 1981 and his Ph.D. in Veterinary Pathology in 1988 from Iowa State University. He is dual certified as a diplomate of American College of Veterinary Pathology in 1989 (anatomic) and 1991 (clinical).