How AI and Genomics will Change Lives
- February 2nd, 2018
- Dogpatch Labs, The chq Building, Custom House Quay, D1, Dublin, Ireland
Location: The Vaults (Events Room)
Things you'll learn
- The impact of AI in biotech
- How Nuritas is implementing AI
- Nora's entrepreneurial journey
- The difference between a Scientist and an Entrepreneur
Meet Your Speaker
Dr. Nora Khaldi, Founder and CSO at Nuritas
Nora holds a PhD in molecular evolution and bioinformatics as well as a master’s in mathematics. Her research has focused primarily on protein evolution and comparative genomics, which led her to found Nuritas.
Nora's ambition has been to disrupt the status quo in areas that have been void of technology by introducing new ways of thinking, big data, and new algorithms.
By using a combination of Artificial Intelligence and DNA analyses, Nuritas discovers new disease-beating functional ingredients in food that have various therapeutic qualities, including the management of chronic metabolic syndromes. They recently raised a €16M, among the biggest Series A in Ireland.
Investors in Nuritas include: Ali Partovi, Bono, the Edge, Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff, as well as New Protein Capital and Cultivian Sandbox Ventures.