Dr. Cody Locke is Managing Consultant with CAI. He manages the NASA-supported SPACE RACE and the NIH-supported Nanotechnology Startup Challenge in Cancer. Prior to working with CAI, Cody used genetics, microscopy, and electrophysiology to investigate how the brain maintains stability. Cody was an NSF Graduate Research Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where he completed a Ph.D. in Neuroscience and was active in the Entrepreneurship Center. As a Howard Hughes Medical Institute-supported undergraduate researcher at the University of Alabama, Cody established C. elegans as an animal model of epilepsy and launched the world’s foremost epilepsy genetics database, CarpeDB. Cody is a proud father and husband, who is passionate about applying scientific discoveries and entrepreneurial spirit to advance human health and understanding.

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