ALEXANDER (SASHA) WAIT ZARANEK

ALEXANDER (SASHA) WAIT ZARANEK

ALEXANDER (SASHA) WAIT ZARANEK

Co-Founder, Head of Quantified Biology | Veritas Genetics

Sasha is head of quantified biology at Veritas Genetics, the first
company to introduce whole genome sequencing and interpretation to
consumers and their physicians for under $1,000. Sasha’s current
research focus is on the delivery of real-time, biomedical insights
from massive data sets, spanning millions of individuals across
collaborating organizations, eventually encompassing exabytes of data.
Sasha’s contributions have led to highly cited publications in PLoS,
Science, Nature, the Lancet and other leading scientific journals.
Sasha is also a co-founder of the Harvard Personal Genome Project
(PGP) as well as Chief Scientist and co-founder of Curoverse Research,
a company focused on the latest technologies in nucleic acid
sequencing, synthetic biology, machine learning, cryptography,
economic mechanism design and AI.