Jerrod J. Schwartz, Ph.D.

Jerrod Schwartz, Ph.D.

Head of Genomics, Verily Life Sciences
(formerly Google Life Sciences)

email: jerrods [at] gmail (dot) com


New technology development and deployment for personalized medicine, genomics, genetics, molecular biology, synthetic biology, evolution, single molecule biophysics


Stanford University, Ph.D. in Bioengineering
California Institute of Technology, M.Sc. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
University of British Columbia, B.Sc. (Honours) in Biochemistry


Verily Life Sciences, 2015-present
Google Life Sciences, 2014-2015
Google[x], 2013-2014
University of Washington, Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Jay Shendure
Stanford University, Graduate research with Prof. Stephen Quake
California Institute of Technology, Graduate research with Prof. Stephen Quake
University of British Columbia, Undergraduate research with Prof. Andre Marziali
Agencourt Bioscience, Research Associate with Kevin McKernan
Stanford Genome Technology Center, Research Associate

Awards and Honors

Helen Hay Whitney Fellowship
CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship (declined)
NSERC PGS-A Graduate Scholarship (declined)
UBC Violet and Blythe Eagles Undergraduate Prize in Biochemistry
UBC Chancellor's Entrance Scholarship



Ph.D. - Technologies for high throughput single molecule DNA sequencing , Stanford University, defended May 2009. PDF
B.Sc. (Honours) - High information content BAC fingerprinting via capillary electrophoresis, University of British Columbia, defended April 2003.

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