Jonathan Kabakoff is a Senior Principal – Science and Technology at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. and its strategic venture capital arm, Alexandria Venture Investments. In his role, Mr. Kabakoff is responsible for strategic venture capital investments, business development, and tenant underwriting in Alexandria’s San Diego and Seattle cluster locations. While at Alexandria, he has led venture capital investments in more than 40 life science companies primarily in the areas of therapeutics, diagnostics, and life science research tools. Mr. Kabakoff currently serves as an Observer on the Boards of Metacrine, Forge Therapeutics, and Singular Genomics Systems. He is on the board of SparkBio, an invitation-only networking group that brings together up-and-coming life science professionals in San Diego, and is a member of the Biocom Capital Development Committee. Mr. Kabakoff received an honorable mention in the first annual Biocom Life Science Catalyst Awards in 2016. Prior to joining Alexandria, he held research positions at Gen-Probe, Genoptix, and the Burnham Institute for Medical Research. Mr. Kabakoff holds a BS in Chemistry from Stanford University.