Matthew Dahabieh PhD

Chief Science Officer

Dr. Matthew Dahabieh was appointed Renaissance’s Chief Science Officer in January 2017 after spending two years as the company’s Head of Research and Vice President, Business Development. Dr. Dahabieh joined Renaissance in 2014, after completing his Postdoctoral Fellowship at The J. David Gladstone Institute in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Dahabieh holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology as well as a master’s degree in genetics, both from the University of British Columbia. During his time at Renaissance, he has led the company's efforts to raise more than $1.4 million in research funding. Matthew is also a co-inventor on two patents covering aspects of the company's proprietary yeast strain development platform.