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Lucas Ribeiro, PhD
Lucas Ribeiro, PhD

Lucas Ribeiro, PhD

Senior Scientist

Protein Engineering

Lucas is focused on engineering novel CRISPR-based gene editing tools applying directed evolution strategies. He has more than a decade of experience guiding research in protein engineering using high-throughput methodologies.

Prior to joining Life Edit, Lucas was a Protein engineering Scientist at Innate Immunity LLC, where he designed new therapeutic peptides and proteins to treat plant diseases. He has several years of experience as a Post-Doc Scientist for the Johns Hopkins University and the University of São Paulo and has produced over 27 peer-reviewed publications.

Lucas holds a B.S. in Biochemistry, an M.S. in Molecular Biology, and a Ph.D. in Protein Engineering.

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Our Mission

To rewrite the future by curing disease, making any edit, anywhere.

Our Vision

To pave the way to faster, safer, gene editing therapeutics that cure disease and improve patient lives.

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We’re guided by curiosity, rigor, and integrity. We believe in discovery and unlimited potential. We care about science and the lives of patients.