Back in 1999, John Wilbanks was a Boston interface designer who would help his girlfriend with her lab work at a biotech startup. Maybe it was a desire to impress his future wife or perhaps the startup fever in the salty air — whatever the reason, Wilbanks began coding bioinformatics software and looking for funding.

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