Dr. Gozde Durmus is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Stanford University. She conducted her postdoctoral research at Stanford; working with Prof. Ronald W. Davis at the Stanford Genome Technology Center. She received her Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University in May 2013, with a minor in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship. She is also an alumna of the Ignite Program at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. She was a Fulbright Scholar at Boston University and received her M.Eng. degree in Biomedical Engineering as a College of Engineering Fellow in 2009. She received her B.S. degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Middle East Technical University (METU) in 2007. She has been recognized among the "Top Innovators Under 35" (TR35) by the MIT Technology Review. She received the Career Award at Scientific Interface from Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF-CASI) in 2018. She has been named a "Rising Star in Biomedicine" by Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Recently, Dr. Durmus has received major research awards, such as the Moore Inventor Fellow, Baxter Faculty Scholar Award and Koret Foundation Catalyst Award. Dr. Durmus is also a co-founder of LevitasBio, a start-up company in Silicon Valley commercializing magnetic levitation-based devices for label-free sample processing.