Speaker Profile

Ph.D., Vice President, Research; 23andMe, Inc.

Joyce joined 23andMe in 2007 and leads the 23andMe research team, which is responsible for consumer health and ancestry research and development, academic and industry collaborations, computational drug target identification for therapeutics, and new research methods and tools development. Her team oversees an IRB-approved research program that includes over two million participants who contribute a million data points a day. While a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University, Joyce studied the genetics of mouse and human pigmentation. She earned her Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of California, San Francisco where she was a National Science Foundation graduate research fellow, and her B.S. in Biological Sciences (minor in Computer Science) from Stanford University.

Presentation Title and Company Description

Wellness and Aging Showcase: Prediction and Prevention, Personalized
23andMe, Inc. is the leading consumer genetics and research company. Founded in 2006, the mission of the company is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome.