Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Elizabeth Iorns

Founder and CEO, Science Exchange


Dr. Elizabeth Iorns is the founder and CEO of Science Exchange, the co-director of the Reproducibility Initiative, and is a part-time partner at Y Combinator. Elizabeth has a Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from the Institute of Cancer Research (UK), and before starting Science Exchange in 2011 was an assistant professor at the University of Miami (where she remains an adjunct professor). Elizabeth has received a range of honors and recognition, including the Kauffman Foundation Emerging Entrepreneur Award, one of Nature Magazine's 'Ten People Who Mattered', and one of WIRED's '50 Women Who Are Changing The World'. Elizabeth is focused on the development of innovative models to promote the quality and efficiency of scientific research.

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