Dr. Nana Lee holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Toronto, a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Michigan and was a Visiting Scholar at Whitehead (Broad) Institute for Biomedical Research, MIT with the world’s leading group of the International Human Genome Project. Her roles in the biotechnology industry include Senior Research Scientist for Ellipsis Biotherapeutics and Senior Research Scientist, Product Manager and Director of Application Science for DNA Software Inc.

She currently holds the position of Director and Associate Professor, Teaching Stream of Graduate Professional Development (GPD) for both Departments of Biochemistry and Immunology, Director of Mentorship and GPD for Research and Graduate Education (formerly GLSE), Temerty Faculty of Medicine, and the Chair for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committees. She has presented to over 3500 audience members from high school, undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and professionals throughout the USA, Canada and Asia. She enthusiastically brings her learnings from her sabbatical 2022-23 experience as a Visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School and Stanford University to the new 2023-2024 academic year.