Erin Straub manages the Novo Broad Greenhouse and the alliance that makes it possible. Previously, she managed business development and corporate alliances at Harvard University in the Office of Technology Development, where she oversaw, managed, and marketed new therapeutics from basic research to INDs in a wide range of research areas. Prior to that, she was a graduate student at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, where her doctorate focused on how RNA-protein complexes help to organize the cytosol of syncytial cells in time and space as well as how these complexes contribute to the progression of neurodegenerative diseases. She was also a member of the HHMI Summer Institute at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, where she collaborated with scientists across the globe to study how proteins and RNA modulate cellular phase transitions. Previously, Erin was a research associate at Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute, studying the molecular mechanism and genomic evolution in the progression of metastatic melanoma, as well as at Boston Children’s Hospital, where she researched stem cell differentiation and cancer development. Erin received her Ph.D. in Biology from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and her B.S. in Biology from Georgetown College.