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.
PhD student in health economics, Johns Hopkins University
Research interests: field experiments, applied microeconomics, behavioral economics
San Diego, CA
PhD Student in Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego
Research Interests: Bridging Physiological Recording Scales, Neural Rhythms, Deep Brain Stimulation
New York, NY
PhD Student in Systems and Computational Biomedicine, NYU
Research interests: Bacterial Genomics and Multi-omics
Andrew C. Ligeralde
PhD Biophysics - University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests: research interests: neuroscience, cognition, biotechnology
Palo Alto, CA
PhD candidate in Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University.
Research Interest: ion insertion technologies, electrochemical energy storage and conversion devices.
Doctoral student in epidemiology, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry
Research interests: epidemiology and psychiatric
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
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