Verge Genomics

We find cures for brain diseases 1000x more cheaply and quickly

LOCATION San Francisco, CA

COMPANY SIZE Less than 5

# OF ENGINEERS Less than 5




TAGS Biotechnology, YC Summer 2015

Why join us?

1) Founders are two MD/PhDs with deep domain expertise who quit their program for the company

2) Opportunity to put life-changing cures in the hands of patients who need it the most

3) We are on the leading edge of a new model of drug development and tackling the biggest healthcare challenges of our time: Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, and Parkinson's Disease

4) Opportunity to get experience with diverse partners including major pharmaceutical companies, non-profit patient advocacy organizations (ie MJFF), and other well known biotech startups

5) Take computational predictions from in silico through experimental models and ultimately into clinical trials

Technical challenges

1) Designing cutting-edge statistical pattern matching algorithms
2) Integrating large amounts of microarray / RNA-seq datasets
3) Experimental design for validation of computational predictions

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Our tech stack

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Our investors

  • IA Ventures
  • Two Sigma
  • Great Oaks
  • David Lee
  • Elad Gil