Michael Chen

Founder and CTO

Michael has eight years experience in academic research, from nucleic acid chemistry to protein expression and biophysical characterization, resulting in seven published papers. Alongside a key role in technology development, he ensures Nuclera's scientific strategy serves its business strategy. Michael holds a BSc in Chemistry from Georgia Institute of Technology, and will soon complete a PhD in Chemistry at the University of Cambridge.

Jiahao Huang

Founder and CCO

A molecular biologist by trade, Jiahao has coordinated multi-national collaborative projects and experienced first hand the limitations of the current provision of DNA. This intimate knowledge of user requirements enable him to guide Nuclera's commercial operations towards creating the right product for the right market. Jiahao holds a BSc from the University of California, Berkley, and will soon complete a PhD in Molecular Biology at the University of Cambridge.

Radu Lazar

Founder and CFO

Radu's scientific background in biomedical and chemical engineering, is bolstered by significant experience in management consultancy. He directs Nuclera's financial situation, and still finds time to contribute to development of instrumentation. Radu holds an MEng from the University of Illinois and is in the final stages of his PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of Cambridge.


Gordon McInroy

Founder and CSO

Originally a synthetic chemist before moving into chemical biology, Gordon has extensive experience in applying chemical methodology to solve a wide range of problems. He is passionate about developing Nuclera's next-generation synthesis platform, to enable exciting new lines of research in the life sciences. Gordon holds an MSci in Natural Sciences and a PhD in Chemistry, both from the University of Cambridge.