12 women leading the life sciences movement in Silicon Valley
Breakthroughs in genetic engineering, 3D printing, cloud-based science experiments, A.I. and machine learning technology have created a weird and cool new kind of cutting-edge biotech that goes beyond pharma into what just a few decades ago seemed like magical thinking.
And women are leading the charge in this brave new world, especially in Silicon Valley.
While there are plenty of women throughout history who’ve contributed to life-changing science, we wanted to bring your attention to some of the amazing work of female founders up and down the peninsula..(and a few beyond).
Presenting the women rocking life sciences in startup land.
Note: this gallery has been updated since it’s original publish date April 7, 2016.
Jennifer Doudna, CRISPR and Caribou Biosciences
Isha Datar, New Harvest, Clara Foods and Muufri
Jessica Richman, uBiome
Elizabeth Iorns, Science Exchange
Cindy Wu, Experiment
Ryan Phelan, Revive & Restore
Beth Seidenberg, KPCB
Rachel Haurwitz, Caribou Biosciences and Intellia Therapeutics
Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe
Linda Avey, 23andMe and Curious
Piraye Beim, Celmatix
Reshma Shetty, Ginkgo Bioworks