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TEAM

Brian Schulz

Brian Schulz

Managing Director

Linda Kahl

Linda Kahl

Senior Counsel & Director of Ownership, Sharing and Innovation

Marc Juul

Marc Juul

Software Lead

BRIAN'S BIO
Brian brings a strong background in nonprofit leadership to the BioBricks Foundation.  Brian is responsible managing the finances and operations of the organization, and is Coordinator for  the bionet project.  Brian is also the lead contact at the BioBricks Foundation for SB7.0 – The Seventh International Meeting on Synthetic Biology in Singapore in June 2017.
LINDA'S BIO
Linda provides legal support for BBF’s programs and advises the organization in the areas of trademark, patent, and contract law. She works with members of the scientific research community, industry leaders, policy makers, legal professionals, and other stakeholders to create legal frameworks, policy initiatives, and infrastructure supporting open and ethical use of biotechnologies. Linda is the legal lead for BBF’s bionet program and leads development of BBF’s legal tools, including the BioBrick® Public Agreement, v2.0 and the OpenMTA.
MARC'S BIO
Marc has experience at the intersection of software and wetware within Academia from his time working at the BIOFAB and has co-founded four non-academically associated open community laboratories with a focus on open technology and open science. Marc has developed several open source and open hardware tools to facilitate both online and in-person open science collaboration.

BOARD

Drew Endy

Drew Endy

Board Member

David Singh Grewal

David Singh Grewal

Board Member

Richard A. Johnson

Richard A. Johnson

Board Member

DREW'S BIO
Drew is Associate Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University and he co-founded the BioBricks Foundation as a public-benefit charity supporting free-to-use standards and technology that enable the engineering of biology.
DAVID'S BIO
David Singh Grewal is a Professor at Yale Law School and holds a secondary appointment in the Yale Political Science Department. His teaching and research interests include legal and political theory; global economic governance, particularly international trade law; intellectual property law and biotechnology; and law and economics.
RICHARD'S BIO
Richard A. Johnson retired as a senior partner after 30 years in Arnold & Porter LLP‘s Washington, DC office, but he continues an active practice as senior counsel. He focuses his practice on: legal and regulatory issues related to research and innovation.

Johnson also is engaged in broader policy issues that focus on: strategic policy issues related to innovation, the globalization of research and development, intellectual property policy, technology standards, knowledge markets, intellectual assets for value creation, and public-private partnerships; the internationalization of the research university and public-private research networks; and international health, eco-innovation (energy/environment), nanotechnology, and science policies.

CONTACT US

77 Van Ness Ave, Ste 101-1626 San Francisco, CA 94102-6041 contact@biobricks.org