About Allison Provost
Allison Provost is a Scientific Program Manager at Orion Bionetworks and overseeing Orion’s Initiative on Biomarkers in Neurodegenerative Disease, which seeks to facilitate the development of brain disease diagnostics through translational approaches. She received a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University where she was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow and Sackler Fellow in Psychobiology. Allison’s dissertation research focused on the role of serotonin in normal brain function and the effects of neuromodulator release on time scales relevant to ongoing behavior. Additionally, she has developed her business skills through coursework at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Harvard’s Mini-MBA. Allison obtained her BA with honors from UC Berkeley in Molecular and Cell Biology.