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Prachee Avasthi
Head of Open Science
Open Science Leadership

Prachee has spent most of her academic life furthering the cause of Open Science. With a PhD in neuroscience and postdoctoral work in cell biology, Prachee has served as a professor and run research labs at the University of Kansas Medical Center and Dartmouth University's Geisel School of Medicine. She is the Chief Science Officer at Arcadia Science; former president of the ASAPbio Board of Directors, former director and chair of the board at eLife, a member of Incentivizing Collaborative and Open Research; and a bioRxiv affiliate. As Astera's Head of Open Science, Prachee leads a team of scientists and Fellows to push the boundaries of open science.