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Speaker's Biography:

Luke Timmerman
Editor, Timmerman Report; Author, "Hood: Trailblazer of the Genomics Age"

Luke Timmerman is a journalist, author, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Timmerman Report, a biotech newsletter, and the author of "Hood: Trailblazer of the Genomics Age," a biography of automated DNA sequencing pioneer Leroy Hood. Timmerman is a contributing writer for Forbes and the co-host of the Signal podcast for STAT. He has a bachelor's in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, and in the 2005-2006 academic year, he was awarded a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT. In 2015, Scientific American named him one of the 100 most influential people in biotech.

Twitter: @ldtimmerman