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Vijay is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, where he focuses on investments in biopharma and healthcare. As the founding investor of a16z’s Bio Fund, he leads the firm’s investments at the cross section of biology and computer science. Previously, Vijay was the Henry Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Structural Biology and of Computer Science at Stanford University. During his time at Stanford, Vijay co-founded Globavir Biosciences and the Folding@Home Distributed Computing Project for disease research. Vijay remains an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University and holds a BA in Physics from Princeton University and a PhD in Physics from MIT.

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