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Linda Avey

Linda has over 20 years of sales and business development experience in the biopharmaceutical industry in San Francisco, Boston, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. Prior to starting 23andMe, she developed translational research collaborations with academic and pharmaceutical partners for Affymetrix and Perlegen Sciences. Linda also spent time at Spotfire helping scientists understand the power of …

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Cameron Strachan

Cameron is passionate about accelerating synthetic biology. He is currently the CEO of MetaMixis, a platform company that enables synthetic biologists to access and use DNA from the environment. Prior to founding MetaMixis, Cameron was a researcher in environmental genomics and studied entrepreneurship at the University of British Columbia.

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Lenny Tetylman

Lenny Teytelman has over a decade of computational and experimental biology experience. He did his graduate studies at UC Berkeley and finished his postdoctoral research at MIT. For three years, prior to switching from math and computer science to molecular biology, he was a database developer. Lenny brings to ZappyLab a strong passion for sharing …

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Naveen Jain

Naveen Jain is a philanthropist, entrepreneur and a technology pioneer. Naveen is founder of Moon Express and inome. Previously, Naveen founded InfoSpace.Naveen took InfoSpace public in 1998 on the NASDAQ and served as CEO until he left to start inome. Before starting InfoSpace, Naveen was a senior executive at Microsoft Corporation. Naveen Jain is Co-Chairman of “Education …

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George Church

George Church is Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Director of  PersonalGenomes.org, which provides the world’s only open-access information on human Genomic, Environmental & Trait data (GET). His 1984 Harvard PhD included the first methods for direct genome sequencing, molecular multiplexing & barcoding. These led to the first genome sequence (pathogen, Helicobacter pylori) …

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Sarah Sclarsic

Sarah Sclarsic is an entrepreneur with a background in biotechnology. She co-founded Getaround, an innovative peer-to-peer carsharing company. At Getaround Sarah guided operations and business development, crafting novel business relationships within the transportation and insurance industries. She previously worked in venture capital as an investment analyst with Canaan Partners, focusing on early-stage technology companies. Sarah …

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John Schloendorn

John Schloendorn, PhD founded Gene And Cell Technologies in 2013 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding Gene And Cell Technologies, John was the CEO of ImmunePath, a venture-backed regenerative medicine startup.  At ImmunePath, John oversaw the development of immune cell therapies from embryonic stem cells from 2009 to 2012.  Even though …

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Ethan Perlstein

Ethan is CEO and founder of Perlstein Labs, a venture funded biotech startup, he’s an aspiring orphan drug discoverer, evolutionary pharmacologist, and indie scientist. Ethan has a Ph.D. in molecular and cell biology from Harvard University, and was a Lewis-Sigler Fellow at Princeton University.

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Keith McCall

Keith is a Staff Scientist with Novozymes A/S, a global industrial biotechnology company with a strong focus on enzyme production and commitment to sustainability. He received his PhD from Duke University and worked at both the University of Michigan and at the University of Utah before joining Novozymes in 2004.  Since joining Novozymes, Keith has …

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Robert Barkovich

Robert Barkovich is product leader with experience in proteomics, genomics (expression and genotyping), agricultural biotech and digital health.  Robert has successfully released over 30 products in his career in the biotech and pharma vendor space and software (SaaS, mobile and desktop). Robert’s areas of specialty include product management, product marketing, product strategy, customer development, market research, …

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