Conny Scheitz – Principal Research Scientist
Cornelia (Conny) Scheitz is a Principal Research Scientist in the Bio/Nano Research group at Autodesk. She focuses on building next generation design tools for synthetic biology. In addition to her expertise in molecular biology, cancer genetics and stem cell biology she is an expert in laboratory automation. Prior to joining Autodesk, Conny was essential in building both the physical and the virtual cloud lab infrastructure. For her work on the Genetic Constructor she is combining her expertise in biology with experience in software development and product development.
Conny holds a PhD from Cornell University in Genetics and Biochemistry. Prior to that she received a Masters degree from Imperial College (UK) and a Bachelors from Jacobs University Bremen (Germany)