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Alice Zhang

Co-Founder & CEO of Verge Genomics, A Company Utilizing AI to Improve the Lives of People with Alzheimer's & Parkinson's

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 Alice Zhang Biography

Alice Zhang is the CEO and co-founder of Verge Genomics, a company that utilizes the exponential advances in computational genomics combined with new insights into neuroscience to discover drugs that dramatically improve the lives of patients suffering from neurodegenerative disease. In short, Verge aims to improve the lives of people with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease by using artificial intelligence (AI).

Zhang has been at the forefront of systems biology research for over seven years, at the National Cancer Institute, the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University, and UCLA. During this time, she has co-authored multiple peer-reviewed papers in high-profile journals such as Cell and Neuron.

She graduated from Princeton University magna cum laude with high honors in Molecular Biology and is a 2012 recipient of the prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. In 2010, she began training in the UCLA-Caltech MD/Ph.D. program, with a focus on neuroscience, where she spent five years investigating gene networks involved in neuro-regeneration. She was named as a Forbes 2017 30 Under 30 Featured Honoree.

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  • Verge Genomics Completes Initial Financing to Discover and Develop Treatments for Neurodegenerative Diseases Using Genomic Data

    Verge Genomics, Inc. (Verge), a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that it has completed a seed financing totaling $4 million. IA Ventures led the syndicate, which included Two Sigma Ventures, Draper Associates, Great Oaks VC, Slow Ventures, Karlin Ventures and private investors. Verge was recently launched through the prestigious...

  • CEO Alice Zhang speaks about Verge Genomics on "Targeting Orphan Diseases" panel

    Verge Genomics CEO Alice Zhang was invited to speak on a panel featuring industry-leading biotechnology companies focused on orphan disease drug discovery at the annual Neurotech Investing & Partnering Conference. At the panel, Zhang discussed her experience co-founding and leading Verge Genomics and the Company's progress in its lead program in ALS. The panel focused on successful R&D strategies...

  • No PhD, “No Fear”: Alice Zhang, 27, Aims Software At Neuro Diseases

    It’s impossible to sum up a person with a word, a sentence, or even a paragraph. We all contain multitudes. But if a picture of 27-year-old biotech CEO Alice Zhang could emerge from a single line, it might be her response when asked to describe her first time through the whirlwind of the annual J.P. Morgan healthcare conference in San Francisco...

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Alice Zhang

Co-Founder & CEO of Verge Genomics, A Company Utilizing AI to Improve the Lives of People with Alzheimer's & Parkinson's

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Alice Zhang Biography

Alice Zhang is the CEO and co-founder of Verge Genomics, a company that utilizes the exponential advances in computational genomics combined with new insights into neuroscience to discover drugs that dramatically improve the lives of patients suffering from neurodegenerative disease. In short, Verge aims to improve the lives of people with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease by using artificial intelligence (AI).

Zhang has been at the forefront of systems biology research for over seven years, at the National Cancer Institute, the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University, and UCLA. During this time, she has co-authored multiple peer-reviewed papers in high-profile journals such as Cell and Neuron.

She graduated from Princeton University magna cum laude with high honors in Molecular Biology and is a 2012 recipient of the prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. In 2010, she began training in the UCLA-Caltech MD/Ph.D. program, with a focus on neuroscience, where she spent five years investigating gene networks involved in neuro-regeneration. She was named as a Forbes 2017 30 Under 30 Featured Honoree.

Alice Zhang Videos

  • Alice Zhang: The Genesis of a Startup
    You don’t have to be pursuing entrepreneurship to find yourself founding a company. Verge Genomics founder and CEO Alice Zhang describes how she...
  • Alice Zhang Is Using AI To Transform Drug Discovery | Forbes ...
    Alice Zhang’s startup, Verge Genomics, thinks merging the latest in computer science with new technologies for decoding the human genome can...
  • Using Genomic Data To Find Cures and Save Billions | Forbes ...
    Alice Zhang is using genomic data to find cures for diseases like Alzheimer’s that could save companies billions.

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  • How to book Alice Zhang?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Alice Zhang for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Alice Zhang, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Alice Zhang or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Alice Zhang?

    Booking fees for Alice Zhang, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Alice Zhang, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Alice Zhang?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Alice Zhang for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Alice Zhang for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Alice Zhang or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Alice Zhang or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Alice Zhang is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Alice Zhang for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Alice Zhang generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Rachel Haurwitz, Nadine Hachach-Haram, Glen Tullman, Serge Saxonov and Debi Brooks. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Alice Zhang for an upcoming event.

Alice Zhang Speaker Videos

  • Alice Zhang: The Genesis of a Startup
    You don’t have to be pursuing entrepreneurship to find yourself founding a company. Verge Genomics founder and CEO Alice Zhang describes how she moved from an academic discovery to founding a...
    Alice Zhang Is Using AI To Transform Drug Discovery | Forbes ...
    Alice Zhang’s startup, Verge Genomics, thinks merging the latest in computer science with new technologies for decoding the human genome can improve the success rate for new drug discovery. Verge...
  • Using Genomic Data To Find Cures and Save Billions | Forbes ...
    Alice Zhang is using genomic data to find cures for diseases like Alzheimer’s that could save companies billions.

Alice Zhang News

  • Verge Genomics Completes Initial Financing to Discover and Develop Treatments for Neurodegenerative Diseases Using Genomic Data

    Verge Genomics, Inc. (Verge), a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that it has completed a seed financing totaling $4 million. IA Ventures led the syndicate, which included Two Sigma Ventures, Draper Associates, Great Oaks VC, Slow Ventures, Karlin Ventures and private investors. Verge was recently launched through the prestigious...

  • CEO Alice Zhang speaks about Verge Genomics on "Targeting Orphan Diseases" panel

    Verge Genomics CEO Alice Zhang was invited to speak on a panel featuring industry-leading biotechnology companies focused on orphan disease drug discovery at the annual Neurotech Investing & Partnering Conference. At the panel, Zhang discussed her experience co-founding and leading Verge Genomics and the Company's progress in its lead program in ALS. The panel focused on successful R&D strategies...

  • No PhD, “No Fear”: Alice Zhang, 27, Aims Software At Neuro Diseases

    It’s impossible to sum up a person with a word, a sentence, or even a paragraph. We all contain multitudes. But if a picture of 27-year-old biotech CEO Alice Zhang could emerge from a single line, it might be her response when asked to describe her first time through the whirlwind of the annual J.P. Morgan healthcare conference in San Francisco...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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