Laura is working in the Business Development group supporting Rancho customers by providing novel solutions that leverage the extensive knowledge of the Rancho team. Laura has 15+ years of experience in international business development, with a solid understanding of the Systems Biology and Personalized Medicine market. She has held management positions at GeneGo and Thomson Reuters, and has worked with disease-specific non-profit foundations such as the Michael J. Fox Foundation, CHDI, and the Children’s Tumor Foundation, as well as several institutes at the NIH.
Laura has a PhD in Computational Chemistry and Quantum Mechanics from the University of California, San Diego, and has published on the mechanism of action of a natural product cancer drug, as well as helped develop code for GAMESS to describe solvation cavities.