Evolva Holding SA announced Jay Keasling and Doug Cameron have joined the company’s scientific advisory board. Keasling is cofounder of a number of industry startups, including Amyris. He is a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and a senior faculty bioengineering scientist and associate laboratory director for biosciences at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He is also CEO of the Joint BioEnergy Institute.
Cameron is the founder and managing director of the Alberti Advisors consultancy firm. The former head of biotechnology at Cargill, Cameron also held positions as the managing director chief scientific advisor at Piper Jaffray and chief scientific officer at Khosla Ventures. Before getting involved in this industry, he was a professor of chemical engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.