The people featured in our Campaign share what inspires them.

I’ve wanted to be a scientist as long as I can remember. It’s truly incredible how fast our understanding of human biology, health and disease has moved in the past 60 years, and it’s exciting to be able to develop new methods and to see them deployed at scale, both here and elsewhere in the country. Most of the best ideas in my lab come from students and other trainees. I am inspired by them every day.

Jay Shendure, M.D., Ph.D.
UW Professor, Genome Sciences
Technology Pioneer