Our Team

Ieva Veya

Executive Director

• Airbus research division A3
• Social-impact driven
• Program management
• Research facilitation
• Integrating complex workflows

Joe Betts-Lacroix


• MIT and Harvard degrees
• Biophysics fellowship, Caltech
• Inventor on 150 patents and patent applications
• Entrepreneur at the intersection of technology and biology
• Startup advisor and mentor

Sam Rodriques


• Founder: Crick Institute Applied Biotechnology Laboratory
• MIT and Broad Institute
• Hertz Fellow, Churchill Scholar
• Co-inventor of SlideSeq (and several other patents)
• Entrepreneur in Residence, Petri Bio

David Segar


• Neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School
• Brigham and Women’s Hospital
• Boston Children’s Hospital
• Laboratory for Neurophysiology and Neuromodulation, Brown
• Synthetic Neurobiology Group, MIT