DIYgenomics ... crowdsourced health research studies
Scientific Advisory Board
Lorenzo Albanello is a Research Fellow at the SENS Foundation Research Center with expertise in genomics, RNA expression, and human aging research. He has a background in RNAi, systems biology, and bioinformatics and holds a master's degree in Genomic Biotechnology from Sapienza University in Rome, Italy.
Researcher, Citizen Scientist
Janet Chang is a freelance project manager with a background in biology. An avid bio-experimenter and advocate for reformed healthcare, she is a speaker at UCLA and other venues regarding innovative technology-based solutions for healthcare.
Marketing/Online Media Consultant
Lu (Cindy) Chen is a freelance writer and a committee member and blogger for Slow Food SF. She has a background in publicity and online marketing at Penguin Group and Random House. She graduated as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics, concentrating in marketing and communications.
Scientific Advisory Board
John Furber is an expert in the sytems biology of aging and the founder of Legendary Pharmaceuticals. His educational background includes an MS in Developmental Biology and Molecular Biology from UC Irvine and a BA in Physics and Mathematics from UC Santa Cruz.
Mobile Application Developer
Hong is a graduate student in computer science at Carnegie Mellon University focused on mobile health computing. She is a Grace Hopper award winner and has experience in FiOS and set-top box architecture development for Verizon.
|Kristina Hathaway, Citizen Scientist
Kristina Hathaway is a consultant and strategist in the life sciences industry. She was an inaugural participant in the MTHFR citizen science genomics study. Kristina has attended Stanford and UCSC graduate schools, and has a BA from SJSU.
|Minae Kawashima, Researcher, Japanese Research Collaboration
Minae is a genetic researcher with experience in sleep disorders and other areas. She is part of the international collaboration between DIYgenomics and citizen science in Japan.
|Takashi Kido, Head, Japanese Research Collaboration
Takashi is the head of an international collaboration between DIYgenomics and citizen science in Japan. He is based at RIKEN and has a 5-year sakigake (challenge) grant from the Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST) to apply artificial intelligence to citizen science genomics.
|Laura Klemme, PMP,
Lead, Mobile Application Development
Laura is a senior computer science professional, a ScrumMaster, Information Architect and Web/Mobile Developer with extensive systems design, programming, and project management experience. Her philosophical focus is on human-centered design and usability.
Teen Advisory Board Founder, Research Associate
Priya is a senior at Palo Alto High School and has a background in biology and genetics. She is a Teen Health Specialist with Palo Alto Medical Foundation and a member of the Vive personal health coaching service Youth Advisory Council.
Rijul is an undergraduate in Bioengineering at UC San Diego with a pre-med background in bioinformatics, computer modeling, and genetics. He serves on the Student Society for Medical Ethics at the UC San Diego Medical School and has experience in designing study protocols with human subjects.
Citizen Scientist - Research Studies
Lucymarie has a background in surface physics and started out working for a major semiconductor device company. She gravitated toward the medical device area and is currently working at a startup developing a novel intraocular lens.
Research Fellow, Scientific Advisory Board
Raymond is currently a senior bioinformatics scientist at a major biotechnology company, working in R&D for DNA sequencing and gene expression. He has 20 years of experience in the biotech and high tech arenas. His personal interests include the citizen science movement and raising his twin boys to be superheroes.
Software Development, Web apps
iPhone Application Development
Roland is a technology manager leading teams that design, deploy, and maintain mission-critical, globally distributed systems. He also works as a Web Development Consultant and dabbles in creating apps for the iPhone and iPad.
|K. Thomas Pickard,
Thomas is a senior healthcare executive currently serving as Vice President, Marketing and Operations at PACSGEAR. Previously he held roles at Emageon, eMed Technologies, and MasPar. Thomas has an MBA from St. Mary’s College of California.
|William Reinhardt, Research Fellow
William is a researcher focused on strategy, athletic performance genomics, and study design for Vitamin D and Metabolism. He is a contributor to the DIYbio and DIYgenomics communities and has an undergraduate degree in Geosciences from Princeton University where he was a NCAA swimmer.
|Melanie Swan, Founder DIYgenomics,
Research Fellow, Mobile and Web apps
Melanie is an expert in applied genomics. She has 15 years of experience in research, finance, and entrepreneurship, and earned an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in French and Economics from Georgetown University. Recent publications.
|Aaron Vollrath, Research Fellow
Aaron is a researcher focused on problems relating to systems biology. He is a contributor to the DIYbio and DIYgenomics communities and has a PhD in Cancer Biology and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
|Lawrence S. Wong, Mobile Cloud Developer/Architect
Lawrence is a developer/architect of mobile-enabled cloud applications. He has experience in health care, mobile, and high-performance computing. His current interests include Augmented Reality, DIYBio, and testing frameworks.
|Jin Yamanaka, Researcher, Japanese Research Collaboration
Jin is a computer scientist with cloud computing and browser innovation experience. He completed his education at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Jin is part of the international collaboration between DIYgenomics and citizen science in Japan.
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