Cindy Lawley, PhD

Cindy is a leader in genetics and multi-omic technologies and is the current Director of Population Health at Olink. Her mission is to lower the barrier of entry for implementing scalable, and reproducible solutions in the areas of individualized medicine and health quality.  In over 14 years at Illumina she developed genetic and genomic based solutions to advance the understanding of human health, as well as production traits in agriculture species and holds several awards for technology transfer from the US government recognizing these efforts. As a founder in conservation innovation, she is also passionate about enabling access to the latest genetic technologies to advance wildlife conservation, fisheries, and marine science.  With her unique cross-functional background in both marine science and technology, she has been well positioned to guide the team at Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute and has been an enthusiastic member of its scientific advisory since its inception.