Dr. Kiana Aran, co-founder of CRISPR QC, is featured as a guest on the DNA Today podcast. View the interview below. Associate Professor of Medical Diagnostics and Therapeutics and head of the Aran Lab at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) where she works to develop CRISPR Quality Control standards.
Dr. Aran is also the Chief Scientific Officer of Cardea Bio, is a visiting Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley, and serves as a Consultant of Drug Delivery and Medical Diagnostics for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She was a recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) postdoctoral training fellowship at the Buck Institute for Aging Research in 2015. Her efforts have been recently recognized by many awards in science and STEM. Dr. Aran was also the recipient of the NSF Career Award to develop the next generation of electronic sensors, and Nature's Scientific Achievment Award in 2021.