Peter Thiel and Lindy Fishburne created Breakout Labs within the Thiel Foundation in 2011. Since then, our team has grown to match the needs of our portfolio.
Breakout Labs Ambassadors are volunteers at research universities who represent Breakout Labs at their local events. If you are interested in becoming an ambassador, apply here.
San Diego, CA
PhD Student in Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego
Research Interests: Bridging Physiological Recording Scales, Neural Rhythms, Deep Brain Stimulation
A. Nicole Dusang
Providence, Rhode Island
PhD Student in Electrical Engineering, Brown University
Research Interests: Electrical Engineering and neuroscience
PhD Student in Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology
Research interests: Applied Organic Synthesis
PhD Student in Bioengineering, Rice University
Research interests: Mammalian synthetic biology, cell therapy and cell-free diagnostics
PhD Student in Material Sciences, Northwestern University
Research Interests: Carbon Nano-materials
New York, NY
PhD Student in Systems and Computational Biomedicine, NYU
Research interests: Bacterial Genomics and Multi-omics
New Haven, CT
PhD Student in Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Yale University
Research interests: Biophysics & Bio-engineering
PhD Student in Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
Research interests: Polymer based protein engineering, proteomics, protein biochemistry, and splicing.
PhD Student in Biological Engineering, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Research Interests: Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology
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