Kyle Watters | AIChE

Kyle Watters

Principal Scientist
Arbor Biotechnologies

Kyle Watters leads the Orchard discovery team at Arbor Biotechnologies in Cambridge MA, with the goal of finding and building new genetic engineering tools sourced from metagenomic data. He earned his PhD from Cornell University in 2016, studying the relationship between the structure and function of RNAs using high-throughput chemical probing for synthetic biology applications. After finishing his PhD, Kyle discovered new anti-CRISPR proteins at the University of California Berkeley as a postdoc in the lab of Jennifer Doudna. He has been at Arbor since 2018.