India’s goal is to advance and accelerate engineering biology research, drive innovation, and grow the bioeconomy for all. She works with experts from across academia, industry, and government sectors to shape scientific opportunities, technical feasibility, and policy issues. India enjoys building multidisciplinary collaborations and developing a vision and strategy to address complex challenges. Prior to joining EBRC, India was Director of Research Strategy and Associate Director, Precision Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco; she helped launch and was the Executive Director for the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine. India worked at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), focusing on areas of emerging S&T; she directed the report, Toward Precision Medicine: Building a Knowledge Network for Biomedical Research and a New Taxonomy of Disease (2011). India was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the NIH, and earned her PhD in Microbiology-Medicine at the University of Missouri.