Speaker Profile

Ph.D., CEO, Mission Bio

As a veteran of the genomics industry, Yan is passionate about empowering teams to deliver highly differentiated innovative solutions realizing the mission of accelerating their application to improve human health. Before Mission Bio, Yan served executive roles at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where she led commercial teams in China for rapid market success and general management roles for Reproductive Health and Microarray businesses. She also led product management and commercialization efforts for genetic analysis solutions at Affymetrix, NuGEN Technologies, and Molecular Devices.

Single-cell Biology to Accelerate Discovery, Development, Delivery of Prec. Med

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley

Track Chair:
Vanessa Soros, Graphite Bio


  • Gene & Cell Therapies Overview
    - Janice Chen, Mammoth
  • Cutting Edge Technologies for Gene Engineering and Cell Therapy (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Vanessa Soros, Graphite Bio
    - Mark McKee, Intellia Tx
    - Amy Simon, Beam Therapeutics
    - Eric Ostertag, Poseida Therapuetics
  • Translating CGT to the Clinic (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Nicole K. Paulk, UCSF
    - Matthew Porteus, Stanford
    - Peter Francis, 4D Molecular Therapeutics
    - Erandi De Silva, Forge Biologics
    - Patrice Hugo, Q2 Solutions
    - Susanne Fors, Ultragenyx
  • PMWC Showcase
    - Yuri Fesko, Labcorp
    - Yan Zhang, Mission Bio
    - Anil Narasimha, Mekonos Inc.
    - Emily Anderson, Horizon, a PerkinElmer Company
    - Jesse Salk, Twinstrand
    - William Shrader, AcureX Therapeutics
  • Emerging Gene Therapies for Epidermolysis Bullosa
    - Peter Marinkovich, Stanford
  • Past, Present and Future of CRISPR Where will CRISPR Take Us and How is the Technology Evolving to Realize its Full Potential (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Janice Chen, Mammoth
    - Kiana Aran, Cardea Bio
    - Mark McKee, Intellia Tx
    - Josh Lehrer, Graphite Bio