Combining genome sequencing & machine learning to modernize infectious disease diagnosis and treatment


Jong Lee, MBA

President & CEO, Co-founder

Founder at Incyte Medical Consulting, SVP Marketing & Strategy at ConforMIS, Management Consultant at Monitor Group. Studied at Harvard ’93, Harvard Business School ‘99.

Doug Kwon, MD, PhD


Infectious Disease physician at Mass General Hospital. Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. Director of Clinical Research at Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard. Studied at Harvard ’93, NYU ’04 MD PhD.

Melis Anahtar, PhD

Biomed lead, Co-founder

MD-PhD candidate at Harvard-MIT HST program. Studied at MIT ’08, Oxford ’09, Harvard ’15 (PhD) and ’17 (MD). Rhodes Scholar, Soros Fellow, MSTP Fellow.

Miriam Huntley, PhD

Genomics lead, Co-founder

Studied at MIT ’09, Harvard ’16. PhD in Applied Math focused on computational approaches to genomic analysis in complex biological systems. NSF GRFP Fellow.

Dougal Maclaurin, PhD

Software lead, Co-founder

Studied at U. of Melbourne ’08, ’10, Harvard ’16. PhD focused on machine learning as part of Harvard Intelligent Probabilistic Systems group. Frank Knox Fellow.


May 23
MassChallenge Boston Announces 2017 Accelerator Cohort
DZD selected from over 1,500 applicants to participate in program
Mar 10
Finalists Named in Harvard President's Innovation Challenge
DZD named one of 5 healthcare finalists in innovation challenge
Feb 12
Harvard Innovation Labs Story: Miriam Huntley
Miriam interviewed on the Harvard Innovation Labs podcast
Nov 9
Life Lab Builds on Cross-disciplinary Approach
Day Zero Diagnostics featured in opening ceremony of the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab
Aug 23
Kwon Awarded MGH DOM Innovation Grant
The Kwon Lab wins innovation grant to pursue bacterial resistance diagnostics
Aug 2
Here Are 8 Digital Health Startups to Watch in Boston
BostInno features Day Zero Diagnostics as a startup to watch
Mar 23
Day Zero Diagnostics Named 2016 HBSAB New Venture Competition Winner
DZD wins Harvard Business School Association of Boston Alumni New Venture Contest


Winner, New England Region (2016)

Winner, Pilot Innovation Grant (2016)

Venture in Residence, Harvard iLab & Life Lab (2016-2017)

Audience Choice, MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovation Prize (2017)

Winner, Boston Pitch Competition (2017), MedTech Innovators Showcase (2017)

Finalist, Harvard President's Innovation Challenge (2017)

Finalist, MassChallenge Accelerator Program (2017)

Harvard Innovation Lab, Batten Hall, 125 Western Ave, Allston, MA 02163

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