Dr. Vishal Gupta is the team leader and the domain expert. He has a unique multi-disciplinary background (Bachelors in Biotechnology, Masters in NanoBiophysics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence). He has worked in highly reputed research labs in Asia and Europe. He firmly believes that the method of doing science is broken and there is tremendous scope for improvement.
Dr. Kendrick Cetina is the Artificial Intelligence (AI) head of the team. He has a Bachelors in Computer Science, Masters and PhD in Artificial Intelligence. His research interests are machine learning and natural language processing that he currently uses to work in classification of scientific texts for information extraction. He strongly believes that software solutions could help improve the way research is conducted. He loves designing and editing and is the go to person for all problems related to it.
Alfonso Rodriguez-Paton is the director of the Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence at UPM, Spain. He is widely published in different domains: Automation in Biology, Synthetic Biology, Natural Computing and Theory of computation. He is a recipient of several European Union H2020 and Spanish National grants. His research group is actively trying to solve the reproducibility crisis in sciences using innovative and sustainable solutions keeping in mind both the industry and academia.
Victor de Lorenzo is the director of Molecular Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, at the Systems Biology Program of the National Center of Biotechnology (CNB) in Madrid, Spain. He is a conspicuous advocate of Synthetic Biology and Environmental Bioengineering. He is a recipient of several national and international projects spanning all continents. He is very passionate about tackling the reproducibility crisis using metrology standards and innovative genetic tools.
Paloma Cabello is an Alternative Investment Specialist, a Senior Strategy Advisor, an Angel Investor and holds several directorships in public and private companies. She was the first European individual appointed as member of the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Enterprise Forum, Global Advisory Board. She volunteers regularly as a judge in several competitions and innovation/technology Awards; Among others, the MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35, the MIT Enterprise Forum Startup Competition, the EMTECH Venture Point and the ActuaUPM competition of the UPM, Spain. She is also an Associate Professor (M&A) in the Master of International Finance IEB – Wharton – LSE – CUH. She is mentoring the team with her expertise and decades of experience in technology related sectors for business plan development and strategy.