Mike Tarselli, Ph.D.

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Dr. Mike Tarselli is the Chief Scientific Officer for TetraScience, building out the R&D Data Cloud for life sciences companies. He has held scientific and leadership roles at Society for Lab Automation and Screening (SLAS), Novartis, Millennium, ARIAD, and Biomedisyn. He has received an IUPAC100 award, a Wikipedia Fellowship, ACS and NSF recognition, and serves on a variety of volunteer boards promoting scientific education and diversity. His research interests include natural products, synthetic biology, and scientific futurism.


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