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UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Matt DiLeo

Matt DiLeo
Director, Scientific Operations
ELO Life Systems

Biography

Matt DiLeo, Ph.D. serves as the Director of Scientific Operations at Elo Life Systems, an integrated agtech building tasty, nutritious and climate-smart crops. In his role, Matt applies agricultural OMICs and precision breeding technologies to advance Elo’s product pipeline. Prior to joining Elo, Matt held scientific leadership roles at Novozymes and KeyGene USA. Matt received his Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from UC Davis and completed a postdoc at the Boyce Thompson Institute, where he studied the impact of silencing regulatory genes on the nutritional composition of the tomato fruit metabolome.