Jim is the co-inventor of Foldscope, and has spent the last 5 years developing and field testing Foldscopes all over the world as a PhD student in PrakashLab at Stanford. As President and CEO of Foldscope Instruments, he leads our efforts to provide access to scientific tools across the globe.
Manu is the co-inventor of Foldscope and co-founder of Foldscope Instruments. He is an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University and runs a curiosity-driven lab, where Foldscope was first invented and developed/deployed during phase 1 of the project. Manu has led the design of the Foldscope and is its most prolific beta tester.
Max is the Director of Community Engagement at Foldscope Instruments. He has a BA in Molecular Biology and English and has worked as research technician (at UCSF) and as a science communicator.
Christine assists Foldscope Instruments with administration, operations, and accounting. She has decades of experience in IT and web development.