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Heather Agnew, Ph.D.

Director of Research & Development, Indi Molecular

Dr. Agnew joined Indi Molecular’s parent company, Integrated Diagnostics (Indi) in 2010. Since then she has helped to lead an aggressive program to develop PCC Agents, which show promise for broad use in biological tools, diagnostics, and therapeutics. Dr. Agnew also holds an adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

She received a B.S. in chemistry and a B.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology from Penn State University in 2003, an M.Phil. in chemistry from University of Cambridge in 2005, and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Caltech in 2010, where she studied in the laboratory of Professor Jim Heath.

Her awards include the Gates Cambridge Scholarship (2003), NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (2003), and the $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Caltech Student Prize (2010).