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DAO Working Groups

Longevity Dealflow
Purpose
The Longevity Dealflow WG identifies and assesses longevity projects and assets that would be aligned with the VitaDAO community objectives. Members of the Longevity WG recruit academic researchers while proposing, evaluating, and monitoring prospective projects for funding.
Community & Awareness
Purpose
The Community & Awareness WG focuses on elevating the profile of VitaDAO through various mediums to ensure sustainable community growth. Members of the Community & Awareness create strategies and content to expose VitaDAO to all interested parties and particularly to web3 and longevity communities.
Coordination
Purpose
The Coordination WG supports the planning, execution, and monitoring of the VitaDAO communities ongoing activities. Members of the Coordination WG oversee milestone timelines, find efficiencies, and incentivise operationally relevant tasks. The Coordination WG includes the following squads: tech, legal and governance.

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Contributors & Advisors

Laurence Ion

Core
Longevity Dealflow
Community & Awareness
Entrepreneur, longevity advocate and investor.

Todd White

Core
Coordination
Longevity enthusiast, operations lead and former tech exec, computer scientist.

Tim Peterson

Core
Longevity Dealflow
Faculty member at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and co-founder of Healthspan Technologies and BIOIO

Alex Dobrin

Core
Community & Awareness
Coordination
Entrepreneur, Growth Hacker, Investor, and Longevity advocate

Tyler Golato

Core
Longevity Dealflow
Co-founder of Molecule, biochemist and molecular biologist focused on experimental therapeutics and ageing.

Vincent Weisser

Core
Community & Awareness
Longevity Dealflow
Product & Software. On Deck Longevity Fellow. Prev: dex.blue co-founder.

Paul Kohlhaas

Core
Community & Awareness
Co-founder of Molecule, economist, web3 architect and founder with a long history in the space.

Max Unfried

Core
Longevity Dealflow
Community & Awareness
Longevity Scientist & AI Engineer who is committed to enhancing humans and advancing civilization

Michael Baran

Core
Longevity Dealflow
Michael Baran, MBA, PHD is Executive Director, WRDM and Partner at Pfizer Ventures

Maria Marinova

Longevity Dealflow
Community & Awareness
Core
Biomedical scientist in biology of aging and reproductive longevity, VitaDAO and AthenaDAO core member

Eleanor Davies

Core
Longevity Dealflow
Longevity enthusiast. DeSci operator with a background in fund ops and consulting in healthcare and biotech policy and regulation

Paolo Binetti

Core
Longevity Dealflow
Program manager and business developer with twenty-year experience, On Deck Longevity Biotech fellow, investor.

Alex Miloski

Core
Web3 investor and longevity enthusiast

Si Maclennan

Community & Awareness
Branding, communications and graphic design expert partnering with builders to create memorable customer experiences and valued identities.

Jesse Hudson

Coordination
Attorney/anthropologist with 10+ years advising startups in web2, web3, and life sciences

Cat-Thu Nguyen-Huu

Core
Coordination
Product, Software, Operations Swiss Army knife.

Rhys Anderson

Longevity Dealflow
Community & Awareness
Cell Biologist at King's College London. Longevity Impetus Grant awardee

Keith Comito

Longevity Dealflow
President of longevity advocacy organization LEAF / Lifespan.io, longevityplan.com Co-founder, Inventor, and Disney R&D technology lead

Eli Mohamad

Longevity Dealflow
Longevity and AI entrepreneur, EIR, building the future today.

David M. Wilson III

Longevity Dealflow
Professor of Neurosciences, Biomedical Research Institute (BIOMED), formerly at the National Institute on Aging

Victoria Padure

Community & Awareness
Victoria is an illustrator and graphic designer passionate about science and longevity. With her artwork, she hopes to bring more awareness around these fields and see them thriving

Morten Scheibye-Knudsen

Longevity Dealflow
Laboratory founder and leading longevity scientist.

Ryan Spangler

Longevity Dealflow
Biomedical scientist and operator with a background in neurodegeneration and aging. Currently Ops at ImmuneAge Bio.

Chris Byrnes

Coordination
Chris is a registered patent attorney at Calyx Law, General Counsel at Copyleft Cultivars, and adjunct professor at IE University. At VitaDAO, he helps to create and engineer frameworks for IP-NFTs (e.g., FRENS) and IP licensing.

Dr. Jocelynn Pearl

Community & Awareness
Senior scientist, podcaster, and co-founder of UltraRare

Sarah Friday

Community & Awareness
MD Candidate at Wake Forest School of Medicine. Co-author of VitaDAO's monthly newsletter.

Niklas Rindtorff

Longevity Dealflow
Physician Scientist at the German Cancer Research Center, Co-founder of labDAO

Theodor Beutel

Coordination
Consultant for organizational technologies and DAO enthusiast

Schmackofant

Coordination
Interface designer and web developer with more than 15 years of experience in working on web applications

Daniel Anomfueme

Coordination
Ops @ VitaDAO. Technical Project Manager at Varscon. About 4 years experience in Community Building.

Estéfano Pinilla

Longevity Dealflow
Community & Awareness
Researcher in cardiovascular pharmacology, investigating ways to protect the aging vasculature and kidneys. Interested in longevity and translational science

Lea Degen

Community & Awareness
Interested in how to better unlock human potential, in the context of governance, institution building, civic tech, and metascience. Studying Economics and Philosophy. Hosting Frontiers Podcast.

Zack West

Community & Awareness
Digital marketing & design specialist with a background in web and application development, 3d design and rendering, technical writing, and small business entrepreneurship.

Tuan Dinh

Longevity Dealflow
Co-Founder and Chief Data Science Officer at Cogitativo Inc., have been working on the intersection of AI/ML/Data Science and healthcare/drug discovery/development for the past 20 years.

Eleanor Sheekey

Longevity Dealflow
Community & Awareness
Longevity YouTuber and PhD student researching cellular senescence at Cambridge, UK

Johannes Weniger

Community & Awareness
Self-taught Software Engineer, passionate about the automation of business processes. M.Sc. International Management.

Viktor Korolchuk

Longevity Dealflow
Reader in Molecular Cell Biology at Newcastle University

Vera Gorbunova

Longevity Dealflow
Professor of Biology at University of Rochester and Co-director, Rochester Aging Research Center

Diane Seimetz

Longevity Dealflow
Entrepreneur, Board Member, Leading drug development & regulatory expert

Marco Quarta

Longevity Dealflow
Co-Founder & CEO at Rubedo Life Sciences

Jean M. Herbert

Longevity Dealflow
Neurogeneticist at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Vittorio Sebastiano

Longevity Dealflow
Associate Professor of Reproductive and Stem Cell Biology at Stanford
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