Ayaan Esmail is the co-founder Genis, which uses nanotechnology to decrease the cost and time of gene sequencing by 10x. With Genis, the average person can sequence their genome and gain access to personalized medicine, more effective treatment, and optimization tools. Ayaan has been invited to speak at TEDxDonMills in February 2019. Only 14 years old, Ayaan has made strides in understanding the human body through his work in Pharmacogenomics and Nutrigenetics. Recently, Ayaan has been researching a cure to cancer, which involves using nanoparticles that insert a smart bacteria directly into cancer cells and eliminate them without harming nearby tissue.