our Team

Dr. Rebecca
Vaught

Founder and President

Alec
Santiago

Co-Founding partner

Nithin
Parsan

Co-Founding partner

Jonathan
Picker

Biotechnology support lead

OUR ADVISORS

Van Heron Labs is fortunate to have mentorship from nearly a dozen world-class scientists, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Our advisors include microbiological and biotechnology experts, many of whom are founders of life-science startups themselves.