Jun Axup is Scientific Director and Partner at IndieBio, the world’s leading life science accelerator. Focused on turning scientists into entrepreneurs, IndieBio has funded and helped build 116 biotech companies spanning all applications including future of food/agriculture, consumer biotech, computational biology, digital health, therapeutics, medical devices, neurotech, and regenerative medicine. At IndieBio, she advises companies, runs scientific programming, makes investment decisions, and builds community.
Jun holds a PhD in chemical biology from The Scripps Research Institute. She worked in several startups in the fields of immuno-oncology, protein engineering, lab automation robotics, CRISPR, precision medicine, and has co-founded two companies. She is passionate about increasing human healthspan/longevity, hacking brains, and solving climate change.