Genya V. Dana

Scientific Program Committee

Genya V. Dana

Head of Precision Medicine at the World Economic Forum.
  • An internationally recognized expert on the policy and science of synthetic biology and gene editing, and has advised foreign policy makers on the implications of emerging technologies.
  • She served as a U.S. negotiator on science, technology and innovation in multi-lateral organizations like the United Nations, worked to advance science, technology and innovation for sustainable development with a focus on Africa, and developed international partnerships to support scientific research on brain science and biological engineering.
  • Degrees in biology, public policy, and risk assessment
  • PhD research in South Africa.
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