Thursday, July 21, 2022
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Sr. Characterization Engineer, Twelve
Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz
B.S., Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Ph.D., Human Genetics & Molecular Biology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
B.S., Biology, University of Maryland
A computational and molecular biologist, Sarah Richardson specializes in genomes. Sarah Richardson earned her B.S. in Biology at the University of Maryland College Park; with the support of a prestigious DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship she earned a Ph.D. in Human Genetics and Molecular Biology from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. As a Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow of Genomics at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory she worked on massive scale synthetic biology projects and the integration of computational genomics with experimental genomics. In 2015, she was named a SynBio LEAP Fellow based on her “leadership potential and vision for shaping a future in biotechnology.” In 2015 she was also one of five promising young female scientists to receive a postdoctoral fellowship award from L’Oréal USA; she proposed to study CRISPR systems and the domestication of non-model bacteria.
Manager, R&D Projects, Heliogen
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Owner, Subsurface Insights
Ph.D., Geophysics & Seismology, Université Paris Cité
MSc, Geophysics & Seismology, Utrecht University
Subsurface Insights was founded in 2012 by Dr. Roelof Versteeg. Roelof previously held positions at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (Columbia University), the Department of Energy Idaho National Laboratory, and private industry. He has published extensively on geophysical monitoring, analytics, and data science.