Chief Scientific Officer
“Now is the time for scientists and community to come together and change the world for the better.”
Well-known biohacker and molecular cloning teacher, Craig holds a Master of Science in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, and Biochemistry with a concentration in Immunology. Craig has worked internationally for over ten years in biotechnology and medicine, including as Principal Scientist at the Immunity Project, and as co-founder of the GETit Project. Both of these projects are creating novel strategies for dealing with common diseases and finding ways to deliver these treatments to all people.
Last year Craig led a crowdfunding campaign to synthetically engineer baker’s yeast to express whey proteins; making “Real Vegan Cheese.”
Chief Communications Officer
“If you are transparent and listen to people, you are halfway there already.”
New Zealander Terri has 20 years of diverse communications and engagement experience from around the globe. The common theme is working to help companies work with their employees, customers and communities with open and honest communication.
Based in the UK and Europe for more than a decade, she moved to Chile and became involved in the Latin American startup scene, working on toddler education products and helping entrepreneurs to understand their audiences. Now as a working mother with two children, she has a keen interest in making it easier for parents to make the best choices for their families.
Chief Executive Officer
“My son is my inspiration that brought everything together.”
Hailing from Australia, Shane has an honors degree in molecular biology and a second degree in the history and philosophy of science.
Over the last decade he has been involved in leading tech startup initiatives and he has successfully built niche-dominant web products and market-leading plugins in use around the globe.
With an infant son and a wife battling a chronic illness, Shane was inspired to start BioNascent when he researched alternatives to breastfeeding. He is convinced that human babies thrive best on mothers' milk, and is driven to harness biotech to better meet the needs of babies.
Clinical Dietician, SFGH NICU
DR EMIN MALTEPE
Associate Prof of Pediatrics, USCF
LAUREN SHIMAK, PhD
Food Scientist & Product Designer