New CRISPR diagnostic tests
Janice Chen is the co-founder and CTO of Mammoth Biosciences, a biotechnology company based in the San Francisco Bay Area that is harnessing the diversity of nature to power the next generation of CRISPR products across diagnostics and therapeutics. Through its discovery of novel CRISPR systems, the company is enabling the full potential of its platform to read and write the code of life. Janice received her PhD from the lab of Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna at University of California, Berkeley. She investigated mechanisms of CRISPR proteins and developed technologies leading to multiple papers and patents, and co-invented the programmable CRISPR-based detection technology called DETECTR®. Janice was selected as a Forbes 30 Under 30 in Healthcare, Business Insider's 30 Under 40 in Healthcare, Endpoints Top 20 Women in Biopharma, MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year, SF Business Times Most Influential Women, and delivered a TEDx talk on the potential for CRISPR to democratize diagnostics.