Aram Adourian joined Flagship Pioneering in 2016, and focuses on leveraging internal and external resources toward advancing innovation and company creation within Flagship Labs, the firm’s innovation foundry. He also serves as an advisor and catalyst within Flagship Labs, bringing his multidisciplinary expertise to support ongoing company creation initiatives.
Aram most recently served as chief scientific officer at BG Medicine, a company created in Flagship Labs that develops diagnostic solutions to aid in the clinical management of chronic diseases. Aram has also served as a senior researcher at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at MIT, where he developed novel systems and approaches for biomolecular sequencing, analysis and modeling. His career in the life sciences spans two decades, with roles in basic and applied research, and product development and commercialization.
Aram earned his Ph.D. at Harvard University in statistical physics, and studied physics and mathematics at Cornell University.