William Strauss, Ph.D.

VP R&D and Assay Development

Dr. William Strauss is a molecular biologist with more than 20 years of experience in eukaryotic and prokaryotic systems. His independent research has focused on the interface between stem/iPS cell biology and molecular biology. In Boston, Colorado and San Diego he has employed advanced genomic technologies, including deep sequencing, to determine the properties of different human and mouse stem cell populations. Prior to Cynvenio, Dr. Strauss was an assistant research professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder for six years and an assistant professor in the department of medicine at Harvard Medical School for eight years.

Dr. Strauss holds an A.B. in chemistry from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in genetics and immunology from Harvard University. He received his post-doctoral training at MIT in the Whitehead Institute.