Full Name
Justin Yang
Name of ACA member affiliation
Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
Speaker Bio
Justin Yang is the Catalyst Office Director in the Division of Research, Innovation, and Ventures (DRIVe)
within the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). His role sits at the
intersection between business and science, bringing his experience and expertise in helping life science
and biotechnology entrepreneurs to grow their idea through all stages of commercialization. During his
time at BARDA he has served as a project officer on Influenza, Antimicrobials, and Diagnostic development
programs. He currently directs the investment mission of the BARDA Ventures program, a $250M venture
capital initiative that focuses on global health security priorities.
Justin Yang