Meet the Team


Alex Dainis received her PhD in Genetics from Stanford University and has eight years…

Jesse Rusk, M.S., is a lead engineer at miniPCR bio. Trained at Boston University,…

Allison Nishitani earned her Ph.D. in neuroscience at Harvard, where she studied neurodevelopment. Allison…

Ezequiel (Zeke) Alvarez-Saavedra, Ph.D. Co-Founder. Zeke is a geneticist trained at MIT and Stanford….

Sebastian Kraves, Ph.D. Co-Founder. Sebastian is a molecular neurobiologist trained at Harvard. Previously he…

Emily Gleason, Ph.D. Curriculum Specialst. Her main focus is the Genes in Space contest….

Bruce Bryan, M.S., is our Director of Curriculum. Bruce studied evolutionary genetics at Brown University…

Yuan Tian, Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering and Master of Operations Analytics and Management from…

Robert Dennison, M.Ed. has taught biology in public schools for 40 years. He has…

Ami Diner, M.Eng., Head of Product Design. Ami is an Industrial Designer trained at…