Eddy Rubin

Chief Scientific Officer


United States of America

Eddy Rubin MD, PhD, FACMG Edward “Eddy” Rubin is an internationally recognized physician, geneticist and information scientist. His research has included pioneering studies on the use of massive scale DNA sequencing to decipher the interactions between humans and other biological and environmental systems. He has held several leadership positions at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboroatory including serving as the Director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute for more then a decade. There he led a team that sequenced 13% of the human genome as part of the International Human Genome Project as well as the sequencing and analysis of thousands of fungi, microbes, viruses and environmental metagenomes. In 2016 he became the Chief Scientific Officer at Metabiota. Metabiota is a San Francisco based company focused on applying comprehensive risk analytics to help countries and organizations mitigate complex infectious disease threats.

1 FEB, 2018 11:00-12-30 hrs. PL0 Vision 2100: Re-Imagining the End Game for the End of the Pandemic Era