Tracy Laabs, PhD

Deputy Director | Leadership Team

Dr. Tracy Laabs brings over fifteen years combined professional and research experience in multiple life science disciplines including neuroscience, neurotechnology, molecular biology, physiology, human performance, and regenerative medicine.



Prior to joining the Wyss Center, she was a Senior Scientist at Strategic Analysis, Inc. where she provided technical expertise and scientific program management support on neuroscience and neurotechnology programs at the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Defense Sciences and Biological Technologies offices.

Dr. Laabs has experience in strategic planning, development and management of high risk/high reward multidisciplinary programs, and coordinating interdisciplinary teams of academic and industrial research scientists in the development of neurotechnologies.

She holds a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Cambridge (UK) and a BS in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (US).

Read more about Tracy in her Brain Awareness Week interview (2019).