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Shaorong (Ron) Chong, PhD
Shaorong (Ron) Chong, PhD

Shaorong (Ron) Chong, PhD


Technology Development

Ron leads technology development in genome editing at Life Edit Therapeutics. He has more than 25 years of experience in the biotech industry, focusing on developing and applying innovative protein platforms for enzyme and protein therapeutic applications.

Prior to joining Life Edit, Ron led engineering efforts as a Director of Platform Development at a CRISPR startup, Arbor Biotechnologies. Prior to this, Ron spent 20 years at New England Biolabs (NEB) leading a research group engineering enzymes and developing protein platforms that enable high throughput cell-free protein synthesis and assay.

Ron received his B.S. in Biochemistry and Plant Physiology from Peking University in Beijing, China and his PhD in Pharmacognosy (Medicinal Chemistry) from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

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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.