Who we are
Avalo is nature’s factory for agricultural innovation.
We advance natural crop evolution by identifying key genes of interest.
Mission & Vision
Our mission is to harness evolution in the fight against climate change, guaranteeing humanity’s future food supply.
We envision a future where:
- The world is greener than how we left it.
- Future generations aren’t threatened with food insecurity due to climate change.
- Our food supply is diverse and flourishing.
- We’re nourished with crops that are fortified with the nutrients that we need.
We’re unified by our belief that better biology makes for a better world.
Mariano AlvarezCo-Founder, CSO
Brendan CollinsCo-Founder, CEO
Tori FreemanPlant Improvement Technician
Haiping HongDirector of Plant Development
Shaoxing HuangMolecular Biology Technician
Carlos IglesiasStrategic Advisor
John JosephComputation Development Lead
Michael SchwartzPlant Developmental Biologist
Justin SechMachine Learning Specialist
Kimmy StantonGenomics Scientist
Julie TompkinsOperations Lead
Work at Avalo
Join our team
We’re looking for people with a passion for science, sustainability, and biology to help us grow the future.
Join us on our mission to leave the world a better place for future generations.