Collin J. D'Silva

COLLIN J. D’SILVA has served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief
Executive Officer of Transgenomic, Inc., since 1997 and is also a
Director. Mr. D’Silva, a co-founder of Transgenomic, has worked for the
company and its predecessors since 1988. Prior to that time, Mr. D’Silva
was employed by AT&T from 1980. At AT&T, he held various positions in
engineering, materials management, sales support and business
development. His last position at AT&T was Business Unit Manager and
Engineering Manager for a network distribution products division. Mr.
D’Silva holds a BS degree and an MEng degree in Industrial Engineering
from Iowa State University and an MBA from Creighton University.