Ada L. Shao

Ada L. Shao

Scientific Analyst

San Francisco, (415) 268-6269


University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 2007)
University of California, San Diego (Ph.D., 2015)

Ada Le Shao is a scientific analyst in the firm’s San Francisco office.

Dr. Shao received her Ph.D. in biomedical sciences from the University of California, San Diego, where she was a recipient of a California Institute for Regenerative Medicine pre-doctoral fellowship and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Med-into-Grad fellowship. Her doctoral research focused on the role of a post- transcriptional pathway in cell differentiation and intellectual disability. She obtained her B.A. in molecular and cell biology, with honors, from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to graduate school, she had worked in small molecule drug discovery at Roche Pharmaceuticals; she is co-author on multiple scientific publications.

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