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Emily Leproust

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Most Creative People 2015

Emily Leproust

Cofounder, Twist Bioscience

For synthesizing DNA faster than ever
Most Creative People

Emily LeProust earned her PhD in organic chemistry from University of Houston and received her MS in industrial chemistry from Lyon School of Industrial Chemistry in France. She has authored some 30 publications in top scientific journals and holds more than 20 patents, mostly related to DNA synthesis. Formerly a director of genomics applications and chemistry R&D in the diagnostic and genomics Group at Agilent Technologies, she cofounded Twist Biosciences in 2013.

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