Zachary Sun

Zachary Sun

CEO
Tierra Biosciences

Zachary Sun, CEO of Tierra Biosciences (formerly Synvitrobio), has been developing fundamental synthetic biology technologies since 2006, and has published work on MAGE genomic engineering in Nature and on a cell-free prototyping environment in eLife. The latter forms the basis for Tierra Biosciences, which he founded in 2015 to conduct natural product discovery using cell-free synthetic biology. He holds a PhD in biology from Caltech and AB in biology from Harvard.