Oriented at the cutting edge of AI, RNA and structural biology
We want to unleash the power of artificial intelligence on molecular structure to engineer RNA biology, creating medicines that can tackle diseases that were previously untreatable.
Our Team

Executed by an interdisciplinary, world-class team with deep experience in RNA and structural biology, artificial intelligence, machine learning, genomics, engineering, and physics, we are THE RNA structure company.

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Raphael Townshend

Founder & CEO

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Adrian Sanborn

Founding Scientist &
Bioscience Lead

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Akshay Tambe

Senior Scientist,
RNA Biochemistry

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April Schleck

Founding Engineer &
Engineering Lead

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Ayah Abdeldayem

Scientist, Screening

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Brandon Anderson

Staff Scientist,
Machine Learning

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Brent Townshend

Senior Advisor

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Connor Stephens

Machine Learning

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Cornelius Corkery

Operations and
Compliance Specialist

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Esta Kor

Business Operations

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Gabriel Ferns

Machine Learning

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Harsh Patel

Software Engineer

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Jake Yukich

Research Associate

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Manjunath Ramarao

Chief Scientific Officer

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Matias Kaplan

Founding Scientist,
RNA Biology

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Meredith Corley

Senior Scientist,
Computational Biology

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Nick Boyd

Staff Scientist,
Machine Learning

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Ramya Rangan

Scientist, Computational
Structural Biology

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Ryan Chow

Staff Research Associate

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Shaon Barman

Senior Software

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Stephan Eismann

Founding Scientist &
Machine Learning Lead

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Stephanie Simmons

People Lead

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Tabitha Tcheau

Research Associate,
Cell Biology

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Yuzu Ido

Machine Learning

Our Scientific Advisors
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Ron Dror,
Computational Biology and Machine Learning

Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University

Leads research group that uses molecular simulation and machine learning to elucidate biomolecular structure, dynamics, and function.

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Roger Kornberg,
Structural Biology and RNA

Professor of Structural Biology, Stanford University

Nobel prize in Chemistry for understanding the molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription.

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Gene Yeo,
RNA Biology and RNA Therapeutics

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, UCSD

His research focuses on the importance of RNA processing and the roles that RNA binding proteins play in development and disease.

Our Investors
Playground 8VC Greylock Factory AME Cloud Ventures not boring AIX Ventures

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