Mr. Yemi Adesokan is a scientist and entrepreneur with several years of experience in the development and optimization of multiplex capture and high throughput genome sequencing technologies.
As a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School, he pioneered the development and implementation of the BioweatherMap project, an initiative aimed towards the collection and use of real-time assays to track and limit viral outbreaks and antibiotic resistance in the developing world. He also has extensive experience as an industry consultant providing strategic advisory services to Fortune 500 life science companies.
Mr. Adesokan holds a BS in Biology from the University of Houston and a Ph.D in Theoretical Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine. In 2011, Yemi was included in the TR35, MIT Technology Review's annual list of 35 top innovators under the age of 35.