Kern Systems
Our Team
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Dr. Pradeep Bugga
Pradeep Brugga
Chemistry
Pradeep is an expert in synthetic chemistry, chemical biology, surface chemistry, and biomaterials.
Dr. Pradeep Bugga
Pradeep Bugga, PhD
Chemistry
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Arthur Chung
Arthur Chung
Project Manager
Arthur has a diverse background in philosophy, tech, and law. Besides project management, his responsiblities at Kern include scientific communications and front end development for the website and Kern's various software tools.
Arthur Chung
Arthur Chung
Project Manager
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Dr. George Church
George M. Church, PhD
Co-Founder, Professor at Harvard / MIT
George has made foundational contributions to DNA sequencing and is a pioneer in synthetic biology and large-scale genome engineering.
Dr. George Church
George M. Church, PhD
Co-Founder, Professor at Harvard / MIT
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Dr. Henry Lee
Henry H. Lee, PhD
Co-Founder, CEO
Henry is a leading expert in systems and synthetic biology. At Harvard Medical School, he developed the first demonstration of enzymatic DNA synthesis for data storage.
Dr. Henry Lee
Henry H. Lee, PhD
Co-Founder, CEO
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Alice Marbach
Alice Marbach
Software Intern
Alice is a computer science major and senior at Brown University. After graduation, she intends to work as a software engineer.
Alice Marbach
Alice Marbach
Software Intern
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Dr. Vitor Pinheiro
Vitor Pinheiro, PhD
Scientific Advisor
After a PhD in Bacterial Pathogenesis at University of Cambridge with Prof. David Ellar, Vitor did seven years of post-doctoral work at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge with Dr. Phil Holliger. Subsequently, he started his independent research career at UCL and Birkbeck in 2013, and moved to KU Leuven in September 2018.
Dr. Vitor Pinheiro
Vitor Pinheiro, PhD
Scientific Advisor
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Jonathan Teuteneberg
Jonathan Teutenberg, PhD
Software, Algorithms
Jonathan is a Computation Scientist / Data Scientist. He has extensive experience in DNA sequencing and analysis from working at Oxford Nanopore Technologies and Quantum Biosystems.
Jonathan Teuteneberg
Jonathan Teutenberg, PhD
Software, Algorithms
Dr. Nava Whiteford
Nava Whiteford, PhD
Software/Hardware; Advisor