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Ryan M. Harrison


Learner - Analytical - Strategic - Deliberative - Command.

Ryan is a computational scientist with bench training in the life sciences. His technical expertise includes enterprise architecture, healthcare and life-sciences data management, software engineering and high performance computing.

Prior to PIF, he was the Chief Software Architect at Amida Technology Solutions, leading data modernization and interoperability engagements with large healthcare enterprises. Ryan was an early employee at several life-sciences start-ups, including BioBright, Oxford Nanopore Technologies, and Ginkgo Bioworks.

Ryan has a long-standing interest in public policy, including stints as a legislative aide with the Maryland General Assembly and as a health policy intern with the Baltimore City Health Department.

He holds a PhD in computational biophysics from the University of Oxford, where he studied DNA bending and DNA helicases as a NSF Graduate Research Fellow and NIH-Oxford Scholar. He received a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering, with a minor in Economics, from Johns Hopkins University. Ryan is a Baltimore native and proud product of Baltimore City Schools.