Linda Avey Biography

Linda Avey an American biologist and entrepreneur famous for creation and development of multiple companies in the US. She is as well known for launching and commercializing the consumer genetics industry in the US.

Linda Avey Age

Avey was born in 1960 in South Dakota, United States of America.

Linda Avey Career

Avey started off her scientific career at the University of California as a staff research associate. In 1985 she began venturing into various sales and business development in the fields of biopharmaceutical and academic research.

As of 2003 to 2005, she served for Perlegen Sciences and as well coordinated the world’s first genome-wide association studies Later from 2005 to 2006, Avey worked for Affymetrix on the translational medicine team. Her work was identifying genetic markers for diagnostic tests.

Linda Avey 23andMe

Avey later founded 23andMe in March 2006 along with Anne Wojcicki, and Paul Cusenza. 23andMe bieng the world’s first personal genetics service company. The company provides a direct-to-consumer genetic testing service and customers provide a saliva sample that is laboratory analyzed to produce reports relating to the customer’s ancestry as well as genetic predispositions to health-related topics.

23andMe got to be the first company to begin offering autosomal DNA testing for ancestry back in 2003 and it go to be named the “Invention of the Year” by Time magazine in 2008.

Linda Avey Brainstorm Research Foundation

After three years working at 23and me she stepped down as the company co-President and launch the Brainstorm Research Foundation. This foundation is based on accelerating research on the prevention and alleviation of Alzheimer’s disease.

Linda Avey, Inc.

Avey as well founded, Inc. along with with Aneil Mallavarapu, Ph.D., Inc. strives to bring consumer genetics to the developing world.

Linda Avey Net Worth

Avey’s estimated net worth is under review.

Linda Avey Husband

Avey infomation about her love life are publicly unavailable, this section will be updated as soon as this information is available.

Linda Avey Family

Avey infomation about her family are publicly unavailable, this section will be updated as soon as this information is available.

Linda Avey Education

Avey enrolled at Augustana University and later graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology in 1982.

Linda Avey Height and Weight

Avey stands tall at an average height and has an average body weight


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