Melina received her PhD from Harvard University studying diabetes and obesity. Following graduation, she co-founded Addgene, a non-profit plasmid repository that facilitates research through scientific sharing. Melina is currently the Chief Scientific Officer at Addgene, where she has most recently started the viral vectors team and recombinant antibody teams. She loves that her job brings her in contact with scientists from around the world who believe in open science.
Articles by Melina Fan
We’ve all been there. Digging through the -80°C freezer, fingers about to get frostbite as you scrape the ice off a tube to read an illegible plasmid name, hoping it’s the right plasmid with little or no knowledge of how it was cloned in the first place. And this is the starting material for your…