Jessica Alston, Ph.D.
Jessica Alston is a principal at F-Prime Capital and focuses primarily on the biopharmaceutical and medical technology sectors. Prior to joining F-Prime in 2015, Dr. Alston was an engagement manager in McKinsey & Company’s Boston office, where she focused on pharmaceuticals and medical products, and advised companies across a range of strategic, organizational, and operational topics. She began her career at MIT Lincoln Laboratory in the Biodefense Systems group, where she worked on developing novel techniques for the detection of biological agents. Dr. Alston holds a Ph.D. in genetics from Harvard University and received her B.S. in biology from Duke University, graduating summa cum laude.