|Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health|
|Assumed office |
|Appointed by||Joe Biden|
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Born||1976/1977 (age 45–46)|
|Education||Georgia Institute of Technology (BS, MS, PhD)|
From 2003 to 2006, Wegrzyn worked as a post-doctoral research fellow at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory. From 2006 to 2008, she worked as the assay development group leader for Adlyfe, a biotechnology company based in Quebec. In 2009, she was a senior scientist at Meso Scale Discovery and in 2012, she was a fellow at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. From 2009 to 2016, she worked as a senior lead technologist at Booz Allen Hamilton. From 2016 to 2020, she served as a program manager in the Biological Technologies Office of DARPA, where she specialized in synthetic biology and biosecurity. Since 2018, she has been a senior advisor to the Nuclear Threat Initiative. In 2020, she joined Ginkgo Bioworks as vice president of business development.
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