Dr. Jonathan Vaught
CEO & Co-Founder, Front Range Biosciences
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - The Role of Genetics in Large-Scale Production
With more than a decade of experience developing and commercializing technologies for human diagnostics, food safety, and agriculture, Dr. Vaught brings a diverse background with both a strong scientific and practical business acumen.
As CEO and Co-Founder of Front Range Biosciences, Dr. Vaught drives the evolution of modern agriculture through science, improving reliability and efficiency for farmers and consumers. He has built a team of horticulturalists, scientists, and supply chain professionals who are moving the needle forward in a sustainable, innovative way.
Prior to founding FRB, Dr. Vaught served as the Director of Assay Development for Velocity Sciences, and Senior Scientist for Beacon Biotechnology and SomaLogic. He is an inventor on two patents and an author on seven publications in peer reviewed journals. He received his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Vaught also operates a small farm at his residence in Colorado and is the founder of Mountain Flower Dairy, a 501c3 non-profit in Boulder, focused on providing educational opportunities for the local community to learn about animal husbandry and where their food comes from.