Geraldine is an Associate at The Engine where she brings over a decade of academic experience, with a strong focus on translational and cross-disciplinary research in chemical engineering and biology. She earned a PhD with Dr. Michael Strano at MIT for her work on photovoltaics, nano-electronics, and biosensors using graphene and carbon nanotubes. As a postdoctoral researcher, she worked in the lab of Dr. Ramnik Xavier at MGH and The Broad Institute, applying CRISPR technology to autophagy and immunology, towards the development of therapeutics. Geraldine has interned at the Partners Innovation Fund and consulted for an early stage Flagship Pioneering-backed company. She holds BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from the KU Leuven (Belgium) and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from MIT.
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