Dr. McCarter was the founder, President, and Chief Scientific Officer of Divergence, Inc., a frontrunner in the application of genomics and informatics to agriculture and infectious disease.

He is also an Adjunct Professor of Genetics at Washington University School of Medicine and Head of Clinical Operations at Virta (http://www.virtahealth.com/)

Dr. McCarter completed his medical and doctoral training at Washington University and graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University. He is the recipient of the Innovation Award from the Academy of Science of St. Louis and a Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.