Leslie Grab, PhD, JD

Dr. Leslie Grab joined Personalis in June 2020 to lead the company’s intellectual property efforts.  Dr. Grab has over a decade of experience working with genomic testing, diagnostics, and biotechnology.  Prior to joining Personalis, she worked at Verily Life Sciences (a Google spin-out) and at the law firm of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton.  Dr. Grab holds a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Wake Forest University and a BA in Chemistry from Catawba College, North Carolina. She earned her law degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where she also served as a Post-Doctoral Associate researching the inter-relationship between exosomes and ovarian cancer.