Paul Diehl Ph.D

Chief Operating Officer, Director of Business Development

Boulder Creek, California


Washington State University

La Salle University



Life Sciences


  • San Francisco-area biotech consultant with more than 20 years of experience
  • Ph.D.┬áin biochemistry from Washington State University
  • Worked with numerous biotech companies


Paul Diehl, Ph.D. is a San Francisco-area biotech consultant who wrote about biotech and biomedical topics for The Balance from April 2012 to March 2014. He has over 20 years of experience in the field including assessing, introducing, and supporting new technology for life science research.

He has held various marketing and business development positions at B-Bridge International, Arcturus Bioscience, Agilent Laboratories, Display Systems Biotech, and Clontech Laboratories, as well as worked with several other companies on a contract basis.

Paul has also published a number of freelance and contracted articles reviewing laboratory products, new therapeutics, and research developments.


Paul holds a bachelor's degree in biology from La Salle University and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Washington State University.

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