Leveraging machine learning on AWS, insitro is able to analyze massive amounts of high-content biological data in days rather than months, increasing the productivity of the drug development process. In her spare time, Mary likes to cook, enjoys hiking, going to the theater and hanging out with family — including her husband and young son and daughter. As this requires a deep insight into health and disease pathogenesis, he has developed several areas of investigation over the last two decades, which has included a deep commitment to bladder diseases (incl. In this role, she evaluated and guided over 200 teams of scientists from top institutions in California towards starting companies in the life sciences. Rachel received a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. Outside of the office, Allison is constantly chasing after her two sons and cheering on the Golden State Warriors. In his spare time, Matt enjoys running, drawing, programming for fun and playing with his kids. Adriana was also previously Entrepreneurship Program Manager at QB3 (California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences) where she managed the Startup in a Box Program. in Biology and Neuroscience from Macalester College. WSAI Americas 2019 - insitro, Daphne Koller, Founder and CEO - Duration: 24:37. She is also the Co-Chair of the Board and Co-Founder of Coursera, the largest platform for massive open online courses (MOOCs). By Ron Leuty – Staff Reporter, San Francisco Business Times . 2016 Dec 1;19(6):703-708. Mary was also previously a junior partner at McKinsey & Company, focused on pharmaceuticals and corporate finance. In her time at Aimmune, she raised more than $650 million in capital through a range of private and public transactions including leadership of the company’s 2015 IPO. During her studies, she also worked at the University of Cambridge, Research Services Division, to support coordination of Medical School research contracts with industry sponsors, budgets and funding. In his free time, Duane enjoys cooking, traveling, live jazz, yoga, the outdoors and quality time with his family. Placeholders.enable(); She speaks English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish. He did his graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Dr. Bill Sugden’s lab where he studied virology, immunology, and oncology. Before Insitro, Chu was the genomics tech lead for the Immune Profiler platform developed at Verily Life Sciences (an Alphabet company in healthcare). This is an exchange-traded product (ETP) that charges no management fees. He has significant expertise with early-stage startups, helping to develop, implement and support automation technologies as they scale. Last month, Insitro raised $143 million to boost its drug development capacities. In her spare time, you can find Ellie mountain biking off the trails in Marin or sailing in the Bay with her husband. Britt is passionate about developing mission-driven companies and coaching its people to evoke excellence. Ellie is Certified Public Accountant and holds an active license in the state of California. ‎Daphne Koller is a professor of computer science at Stanford University, a co-founder of Coursera with Andrew Ng and Founder and CEO of insitro, a company at the intersection of machine learning and biomedicine. Prior to Amgen Eugeni served as Director of Lead Discovery at iPierian where he was responsible for building one of the world’s first “disease in a dish” drug discovery platforms based on cellular reprogramming technology, advanced high throughput screens, and data analysis. Daphne Koller [Photo: couretsy of Insitro] Two years later, Koller started Insitro, a drug discovery and development company that combines biology with machine learning. Prior to joining Google[x] he worked as Principal Scientist, Therapeutic Innovation Unit at Amgen where he played a leading role in defining the approach and implementing key applications of stem cell biology for drug discovery. Before joining insitro, Keith was President of the Ferring Research Institute in San Diego, engaged in the discovery of peptide therapeutics. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Institute of Protein Research, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR. #WiDS2020 #WomenInTech #theCUBE Epub 2015 Sep 24. VP, Disease Model Systems & Arrayed Screening. Before then, Allison was at Genomic Health, a global provider of genomic-based diagnostic tests, where she was most recently the Senior Director of Accounting and supported the organization’s increasing headcount and international growth. 2015 Oct 16;350(6258):328-34. doi: 10.1126/science.aad0395. His team uses machine learning to integrate observations from large population-level studies with results from various high throughput in-vitro assays to identify potential drug targets. Daphne Koller, CEO and Founder, insitro sits down with Sonia Tagare at Stanford University for WiDS 2020. insitro: Rethinking drug discovery using machine learning. That round brought up…, Goodyear Tire (NASDAQ: GT) has forged a strategic tie-up with SafeAI, the AI specialist for autonomous solutions for the mining industry. Airbnb listed…, Valour, a Swiss firm that creates innovative financial products, has launched Bitcoin Zero. Germline genetic polymorphisms influence tumor gene expression and immune cell infiltration. Professor of CS & Pathology at Stanford (now adjunct). By Koller’s reasoning, the biggest reason that drugs fail is that they frequently target the wrong target. In her role, she focused on ideation, formation, and launch of several companies in the TCG portfolio, including Accent Therapeutics and A2 Biotherapeutics, and served as board director or observer of these and other companies. 2017 Jan 5;20(1), Genetic Ablation of AXL Does Not Protect Human Neural Progenitor Cells and Cerebral Organoids from Zika Virus Infection. Investors … Ihry RJ, Worringer KA, Salick MR, Frias E, Ho D, Theriault K, Kommineni S, Chen J, Sondey M, Ye C, Randhawa R, Kulkarni T, Yang Z, McAllister G, Russ C, Reece-Hoyes J, Forrester W, Hoffman GR, Dolmetsch R, Kaykas A. Nat Med. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast who enjoys backpacking, road biking, landscape photography, and travel. The ETP commenced trading last week…, Launched in 2012, fintech startup Checkout.com tripled its valuation to $5.5 billion in June 2020 when it collected $150 million in a Series B funding round. Co-founder, Coursera. Insitro has brought together a high-throughput lab (“beyond the frontier on multiple levels,” according to Koller), top-flight biologists, and machine learning and data science people who are at the cutting edge of their profession. He established biochemistry and informatics departments and led development of a state of the art system for quantitative cell biological assays – Cytometrix™. Dr. Mary Rozenman is insitro’s CFO/CBO and maintains responsibility for a number of strategic and operational functions at insitro including strategic and operational finance and accounting, strategy, business development, investor relations and corporate communications as well as project and portfolio management. insitro Adds Biopharma Industry Leader Roger Perlmutter as First Independent Board Member. jQuery(document).ready(function($){gformInitSpinner( 3, 'https://dailyalts.com/wp-content/plugins/gravityforms/images/spinner.gif' );jQuery('#gform_ajax_frame_3').on('load',function(){var contents = jQuery(this).contents().find('*').html();var is_postback = contents.indexOf('GF_AJAX_POSTBACK') >= 0;if(!is_postback){return;}var form_content = jQuery(this).contents().find('#gform_wrapper_3');var is_confirmation = jQuery(this).contents().find('#gform_confirmation_wrapper_3').length > 0;var is_redirect = contents.indexOf('gformRedirect(){') >= 0;var is_form = form_content.length > 0 && ! Big data, machine learning and biology are suddenly in syzygy and Koller is intent on making the most of it with her new company, Insitro — and telling us all about it at Disrupt SF 2020. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Allison has also held increasing roles at Affymax, a publicly-traded biotechnology company, and she started her career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP in their audit and assurance practice. As Senior Vice-President of Drug Discovery, Keith is responsible for machine learning-enabled drug discovery programs at insitro. In his free time, Eilon enjoys hiking and camping outdoors with his family. Before then, she was Controller at Invitae, a leading genetic testing company offering diagnostic testing for hereditary conditions. Epub 2018 Nov 21, Natural variation in the parameters of innate immune cells is preferentially driven by genetic factors. Matt holds a Ph.D in Computer Science from MIT, where he developed efficient bioinformatic algorithms with applications in evolutionary genomics and population genetics. Years after Daphne Koller left academia to pursue its reinvention with Coursera, circumstances have conspired to return her to a passion left by the wayside. Matthew Albert is Senior Vice President, Biology & Translational Genetics at insitro. DRUG-seq: A Miniaturized High-Throughput Transcriptome Profiling Platform for Drug Discovery. HCV, HBV, HCC and NASH). Britt holds an MBA from St. Mary’s College, Moraga, California and a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)-Certification. p53 inhibits CRISPR-Cas9 engineering in human pluripotent stem cells. Insitro founder and CEO Daphne Koller (left) and CFO Mary Rozenman (right). Big data, machine learning and biology are suddenly in syzygy and Koller is intent on making the most of it with her new company, Insitro — and telling us all about it at Disrupt SF 2020. Jason enjoys the balance of Art with Science and TIG welds steel sculptures. Prior to joining insitro, Matthew worked as Principal Scientist in the Department of Cancer Immunology at Genentech (2015 – 2019); and served as Professor (2003 – 2015), Founder and Director of the Center for Human Immunology (2007 – 2015) and Director of the Immunology Department at Institut Pasteur, Paris France (2010 – 2015). 2018 Jul;24(7):939-946. Prior to joining the insitro team, she served as the senior vice president of corporate development and strategy at Aimmune Therapeutics, leading business development and partnerships with companies such as Regeneron/Sanofi and Nestlé Health Science, and supporting the company’s strategic finance and investor relations efforts. Prior to joining insitro, Jason spent 15 years at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in both Oncology and Infectious Diseases groups. John’s team also will focus on building out the tools and capabilities for implementing operational excellence across all of insitro’s laboratories. While in Randy’s lab, he conducted one of the first ever genome-wide RNAi screens and studied the role of Wnt-signaling in human disease and stem cell biology. In his free time, Keith enjoys cycling, jogging, reading, writing and mechanical watches. Koller feels that mankind may soon be able to understand the complex genetics of the Central Nervous System diseases. *Co-first authors. In his free time, Aj enjoys traveling, kayaking, sailing, biking, making whiskey and most of all his family. is_redirect && ! Unfortunately, by that time, sunk investments are already very substantial. Artificial intelligence, however, can help to focus efforts on where they are most likely to succeed because it can “look holistically at many, many different attributes of those cells and say which of them are the most predictive of human clinical outcome.”. |  All Rights Reserved  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms & Conditions. Daphne Koller has one of the most illustrious academic and corporate back stories around: She became a professor at Stanford (she says matter-of-factly, like it’s a … Jason is responsible for building and optimizing insitro’s Research Operations function. Prior to Biogen, Rachel worked at Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation. During his career, Keith, and the organizations he has led, have delivered over thirty clinical candidates, across fifteen therapeutic areas, many of which have reached Phase 2, and two of which are in the hands of physicians treating patients today – eletriptan (Relpax®) for migraines and maraviroc (Selzentry®) for HIV infections. 2018 Dec 11;115(50):E11701-E11710. Verily and Gilead are employing this platform to understand inflammatory autoimmune diseases. Prior to joining insitro, Allison served as VP, Finance & Controller at Adicet Bio, a pre-clinical stage biotechnology company engaged in the design and development of immunotherapies for cancer and other diseases, where she helped build and scale the accounting team. Associate Director of Functional Genomics. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and serves on the boards of directors for the Level Playing Field Institute and the Berkeley Law Alumni Association. Artificial Intelligence: Daphne Koller, Founder, Insitro: “In Biopharma, It’s Difficult to Fail Fast”, Venture Capital: The Story Of Sequoia’s Insane Returns On Airbnb, Alternative Investments/Digital Assets: Swiss Firm Valour Launches Fee Free Bitcoin Exchange Traded Product (ETP), FinTech: London-based Fintech Checkout.com Floats Venture Arm, Artificial Intelligence: Goodyear And SafeAI Team Up On Tire Intelligence For Autonomous Vehicles. Mary holds a doctorate in organic chemistry and chemical biology from Harvard University and a bachelor of arts in biochemistry and Russian literature from Columbia University. Koller said Insitro was looking at the various vaccine approaches from different companies and “putting them in with a bunch of viral protein and hoping for the best,” – because techniques do not currently exist to predict vaccine efficacy. Chu has over a decade of molecular phenotyping and profiling experiences in academia and industry. Prior to joining insitro, John spent the last 20 years designing, building and managing automation solutions across biotech and pharmaceutical industries. Britt Huber is the Vice President of People at insitro. DasGupta R*, Kaykas A*, Moon RT, Perrimon N. Science. Her scientific work has been published in premier scientific journals, and she is a named inventor on several patents. 24:37. He holds B.A. During his postdoc, Chu set up a single cell RNAseq platform at Genome Institute of Singapore to map the human immune atlas. She was the co-founder, co-CEO and President of Coursera for 5 years, and the Chief Computing Officer of Calico, an Alphabet company in the healthcare space. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her family. Join us to help bring better medicines to patients through ML and biology at scale. Modern medicine has given us effective tools to treat some of the most significant and burdensome diseases. In her free time, Adriana enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, visiting museums and exercising. Keith and his team are both establishing new drug design capabilities, exploiting the power of machine learning models, and undertaking drug discovery programs on molecular targets derived via the insitro-human (ISH) target discovery platform. Photo courtesy of Insitro.. San Francisco-based Insitro announced today that it has entered a five-year discovery collaboration agreement with Bristol Myers Squibb to discover and develop novel therapies for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Coursera and Insitro founder Daphne Koller is coming to Disrupt 2020. Related Story:  Daphne Koller Raises $143M For Insitro, Her AI-Bio Startup. Before joining Insitro, Eugeni was a Staff Scientist at Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences) where he led groups responsible for the development of cutting- edge cell biological technologies, drug delivery platforms, and the development of an extracellular vesicles-based diagnostic platform. 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