Our Team

Dyno’s rapidly growing team of passionate scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs are dedicated and committed to a culture of inspired collaboration and cutting-edge innovation. Our team is our most important asset and we take pride in helping everyone realize their full potential.

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Eric Kelsic, PhD
Co-founder
CEO

Prior to founding Dyno, Eric led a team to develop the technology underlyin...

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Alan Crane
Co-founder
Executive Chairman

Alan joined Polaris Partners in 2002 and serves as an entrepreneur partner ...

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Shimyn Slomovic, PhD
Co-founder
Head of Biology

Shimyn is a molecular and synthetic biologist with broad expertise in biolo...

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Sam Sinai, PhD
Co-founder
Lead ML Scientist

Sam is a computational biologist with expertise in evolution and machine le...

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George Church, PhD
Scientific Co-founder
SAB Chair

George is a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Professor o...

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Adrian Veres, PhD
Scientific Co-founder
Advisor

Adrian is a biologist most satisfied by combining experimental and computat...

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Tomas Björklund, PhD
Scientific Co-founder
SAB

Tomas is a tenured Associate professor of Neuroscience at Lund University i...

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Sylvain Lapan, PhD
Senior Scientist
AAV Engineering

Sylvain is a molecular biologist with a background in eye research. He has ...

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Jeff Gerold, PhD
Head of Data Science

Jeff is a computational biologist with expertise in modeling and statistics...

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Helene Kuchwara
Research Associate
AAV Platform

Helene is a molecular biologist with a background in genome engineering. Sh...

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Heikki Turunen, PhD
Senior Scientist
AAV Engineering

Heikki is a seasoned molecular biologist with 8 years of academic and indus...

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Jamie Kwasnieski, PhD
Senior Scientist
AAV Engineering

Jamie Kwasnieski is a molecular biologist with expertise in high-throughput...

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Paige Swanson
Research Operations
Manager

Paige is an operations professional focused on management at the intersecti...

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Kathy Lin, PhD
Scientist
Computational Biology

Kathy is a computational biologist with expertise in machine learning and R...

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Cem Sengel, PhD
Scientist
AAV Platform

Cem is a molecular biologist with a background in developmental biology. He...

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Chris Reardon
Senior Research Associate
AAV Platform

Chris is a high throughput vector production specialist for gene therapy de...

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Eryney Marrogi
Research Associate
AAV Platform

Eryney is a molecular biologist with a background in genetic engineering an...

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Lisa Paborsky, PhD
Corporate Development Consultant

Lisa is a corporate development professional with over 30 years of experien...

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Elina Locane, PhD
Scientist
Machine Learning

Elina is a machine learning scientist with a background in theoretical phys...

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Eran Hodis, PhD
Strategy Consultant

Eran is a physician-scientist in training with expertise in human genomics ...

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Ed Freedman
Consulting CFO

Ed has more than 20 years of leadership experience directing finance, legal...