Vahan Simonyan, MS, PhD
Senior Director of Bioinformatics, CRISPR Therapeutics
Chief Scientist, WHISE Consortium
Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, George Washington University
Vahan Simonyan, MS, PhD has a scientific background in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics, Nanotechnology and Quantum Statistical Thermodynamics, Biotechnology and Biomedical Informatics. He currently serves as a Senior director of Bioinformatics at the CRISPR Therapeutics, Chief Scientist at the WHISE consortium and as a Professor of biostatistics and Bioinformatics at the George Washington University. Vahan is a prolific author of publications in physics, chemistry, quantum chemistry, nanotechnology, biotechnology, population dynamics, and bioinformatics. His accomplishments in academic and R&D technology carriers have been complemented with the success of technology leadership and executive roles at NIH and FDA where he established large-scale and complex, science-heavy R&D infrastructures capable of serving worldwide communities for research and regulatory purposes.