About Tariq

Tariq is scientist, mentor, advisor, and subject matter expert in the field of synthetic biology, gene editing, microorganism engineering, and cell/gene therapies. Tariq has contributed valuable feedback as a consultant and scientific advisor which has led to the funding of multi-million dollar investments in biotechnology from numerous VC funds. He is an experienced entrepreneur with a clear understanding of the business and scientific requirements to secure seed and series funding for biotech startups. Tariq earned his BS in Biological Sciences and PhD in Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology from the University of California, Riverside. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School, a Staff Scientist at Stanford University, and has been a Senior Scientist at biotech startups in Silicon Valley and at Forbes 500 pharmaceutical giants. His breadth of experience at the bench and in the boardroom make him an ideal expert to advise your next project. 

Feel free to contact Tariq about advising, consulting, and mentoring or see his full CV below. 


University of California, Riverside

PhD Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology

University of California, Riverside

BS Biological Sciences



Harvard Medical School

Postdoctoral Fellow

Systems and Synthetic Biology

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