Dennis has 18 years of experience in life science research and R&D program management. As a senior researcher at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dennis led development of the core IP that enables Mission Bio’s single-cell approach and secured the early stage funding that launched the company. Dennis holds a B.S. in molecular biology from the University of Texas at Austin and a Ph.D. in molecular, cellular and developmental biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Prior to his work in microfluidics, he completed an NIH funded postdoctoral fellowship in cell biology at UCSF.