Dr. Garner is the Managing Shareholder of Technology Commercialization Partners in Birmingham, Alabama. In addition, Dr. Garner is an Assistant Professor in the UAB CLS-Biotechnology Program. Dr. Garner has over 15 years of experience in the biotechnology industry and has served as a top executive for three other biotechnology companies during that time.
Dr. Garner was trained and received his Ph.D. in molecular biology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and studied at Center of Marine Biotechnology (a University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute research center). Prior to entering the University of Maryland, Dr. Garner received his undergraduate degree at the University of Alabama in Biology and Marine Biology and was a member of the 1992 National Championship football team.