Full Name
Michelle Rozo
Job Title
Vice Chair
National Security Commission on Emerging Biotechnology
Speaker Bio
Dr. Michelle Rozo is Vice President of Technical Capabilities at In-Q-Tel, a non-profit strategic investor that accelerates the development and delivery of cutting-edge technologies to enhance the national security of the United States. She was previously Director of Technology and National Security at the U.S. National Security Council, where she advised the President and National Security Advisor on biotechnology and national security policy, and the Principal Director for Biotechnology within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering at the Department of Defense.

Dr. Rozo also served as a Senior National Security Advisor for Cooperative Threat Reduction at the Department of State, and as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow in the office of Senator Bob Casey.

Dr. Rozo is a molecular biologist by training and studied severe infectious diseases as a staff scientist with the Naval Medical Research Center in Fort Detrick, Maryland. She holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the Cell, Molecular, Developmental Biology and Biophysics Program at the Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in Biology from Northwestern University.
Michelle Rozo