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Dr. Adil Anjem

Entre­pre­neur In Residence, DCVC Bio

Adil leverages his extensive experience working across the crop R&D pipeline, including regulatory affairs and compu­ta­tional sciences, to assist DCVC Bio in evaluating deep tech oppor­tu­ni­ties in agriculture.

Prior to joining DCVC Bio, he spent over a decade at Monsanto and at Bayer, where he developed solutions that signif­i­cantly advanced sustainable agriculture. Adil served as the Biologics Discovery Program Lead within Bayer’s Crop Science division, leading the trans­for­ma­tion of Bayer’s microbial discovery and field-testing strategies and shifting them toward high-value, sustainable targets. He also spearheaded and nurtured part­ner­ships with numerous biotech­nology and life science companies, including Pivot Bio, to effectively achieve these renewable goals. 

Adil earned a master’s degree and a PhD in micro­bi­ology from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a bachelor’s degree in biochem­istry from Ohio Wesleyan University.