Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability

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  • Huijun Ring

    Huijun Ring

    Adjunct Professor, Primary Care and Population Health
    Temp - Non-Exempt, Sustainability Accelerator

    BioDr. Huijun Ring received her PhD in molecular biology and genetics from Cornell University and completed her post-doctoral medical genetics training at Stanford University School of Medicine. She is a clinical molecular geneticist and board-certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics.

    Dr. Ring is an experienced biotech entrepreneur and executive. Previously she worked at Incyte Pharmaceuticals and DNA Direct in Silicon Valley. She was the founder and CEO of iDNA Inc, a precision medicine company. iDNA Inc. was named as one of the fastest growing technology companies in China by Deloitte and was acquired by a public company. She has also cofounded and advised several biotech startups in Silicon Valley and mentored many first-time entrepreneurs.

    Currently, Dr Ring is an Adjunct Professor at Department of Medicine, and Senior Director of Market Engagement at Stanford Sustainability Accelerator. She works on developing bio-solutions for Sustainability, including synthetic biology, biomanufacturing and sustainable food. At Stanford Sustainability Accelerator, we accelerate the translation of Stanford research into impactful policy and technology solutions to address global sustainability challenges. She is involved in mentoring Stanford Graduate School of Business students, Knight-Hennessy Scholars, and junior women faculty in science and medicine through the Stanford University Faculty Development Office. Dr. Ring also teaches the course “Science and History of Traditional Chinese Medicine” and serves as a faculty advisor for the Stanford iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) team.