Natalie received her PhD in Computer Science from UC-San Diego and joined Abterra Bio soon after. She enjoys BLASTing sequences and puzzles.
Stefano received his PhD in Bioinformatics from UC-San Diego and developed many of the repertoire analysis algorithms. He enjoys long walks in a short canyon.
Anand received his PhD in Bioinformatics from UC-San Diego and brings a broad skillset for next-generation sequencing and mass spectrometry data analysis. He enjoys the outdoors, especially rock climbing.
Associate Director of Biology
Thiago joined Abterra Bio after completing a Post-Doc at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. He enjoys music, surfing, and friendship.
Senior Bioinformatics Scientist
Chuan-Yih received his PhD in Bioinformatics from Indiana University and joined Abterra Bio from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He loves to play with new gadgets, and improve things around him to make life better and easier.
Bioanalytical Scientist II
Richard received his PhD in Biochemistry from Brigham Young University (BYU), and joined Abterra Bio after post-doctoral training in single-cell proteomics, also at BYU. When he’s not in the lab, Richard enjoys reading, board games, and martial arts.
Scientific Sales Executive
Aras joined Abterra Bio with more than 9 years experience in sales, marketing, and operations, most recently at Thermo Fisher and Microbiologics. Aras spends his free time playing guitar, attending live concerts, and racing.
Mar De La Cruz
Mar received her Bachelor of Science from UC-Davis. She enjoys growing her urban jungle, hiking, and watching the Twilight series on repeat.
Qiulong joins Abterra Bio after 15 years in the biotech industry, including at WM Bioscience and eBioscience. He enjoys accompanying serious fisherman on expeditions.
Brinley received her Bachelor of Science from UC-Santa Barbara. Brinley enjoys the outdoors, cooking, and organizing meals into bento boxes.