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Sara Simmonds, Ph.D.

Product Applications ScientistChan Zuckerberg Initiative

Dr. Simmonds is a geneticist and evolutionary biologist with a decade of experience in biodiversity and conservation genomics. She is currently a Product Application Scientist at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative working on long-read de novo genome assembly. She studied zoology at the University of Tasmania and has a PhD in ecology and evolutionary biology from UCLA.