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Matt Krisiloff

Matt Krisiloff is CEO of Conception, a company working on turning pluripotent stem cells into viable human eggs. Previously, he was the director of Y Combinator Research, the research non-profit of Y Combinator. He was also a founding team member of OpenAI, and has worked with over 150 startups as both an investor and advisor.


Lucas Harrington

Lucas Harrington is a co-founder and CSO of Mammoth Biosciences, a company that is developing novel CRISPR systems for diagnostic and drug development purposes. Lucas obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of California Berkeley in the lab of Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna (also a co-founder of Mammoth).


Alexander Schubert

Alex did his PhD in Molecular Biology at the University of Cambridge on alternative causes of neurodegeneration. Before starting SciFounders, Alex was part of the Research & Early Development group at Genentech.