Dr. Wieschhaus serves as a Director at Northpond Ventures, a global science, medical, and technology-focused venture capital firm, since 2020, where he leads the firm’s work in life science research and development solutions, molecular diagnostics, and environmental sciences. Previously, Dr. Wieschhaus was a Vice President at Cowen and Company, where he covered the life science tools and diagnostics space from 2014 to 2020. Prior to Cowen, he conducted his postdoctoral studies at Tufts Medical School, where he developed and refined drug candidates across several therapeutic areas. Dr. Wieschhaus serves on the boards of directors of various private companies, including Inflammatix, Isolere Bio, Ori Biotech, SpeeDx, Torus Biosystems, Ultivue, and Vestaron. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, a B.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology from University of Georgia, and is a CFA charterholder.