Thao P. Do, Ph.D.

Education and Academia Program Manager

Dr. Thao Phuong Do is the Education and Academia Program Manager at 23andMe. She has a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the University of Oxford, with a fellowship from the U.S. National Science Foundation. She also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech. She is a named inventor on a patent held by Harvard University and has co-authored several journal papers and a book chapter.

She earned a Scientists Teaching Science Certificate from NIH and taught doctors-in-training at the University of Oxford. She has been teaching, mentoring and organizing science and engineering events at universities and museums for more than 10 years. In her free time, Dr. Do is training to be a pilot so she can also share her love of aviation with students. Dr. Do’s goal is to make education fun and exciting for everyone!