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Jessica Richman    

Co-Founder & CEO of uBiome, Which Aims to Understand the Human Microbiome

Dr. Jessica Richman is the co-founder and CEO of uBiome, a startup that uses big data and citizen science to understand the human microbiome. uBiome has filed over 100 patents on its technology with Richman as a co-inventor and has launched the world's first sequencing-based clinical microbiome testing. uBiome has received funding from Y Combinator, 8VC, and other leading investors.

Richman studied computer science and economics at Stanford University and then received a fellowship to Oxford, where she received her master's and Ph.D. and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship.

Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Wired, MIT Technology Review, Scientific American, NPR, and dozens of other media outlets.

She has spoken at TEDMED, TEDxBrussels, Partnering for Cures, the American Society for Microbiology, HealthFoo, SciFoo, Oxford University, the University of California San Francisco, and many other conferences and venues.

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