Inca Dieterich, Ph.D. is an Associate with ARCH Venture Partners, joining the company in 2020. She sources and evaluates investment opportunities across biotech and healthcare, and is involved in company creation and portfolio operations. Dr. Dieterich serves as an advisor for Revolution Healthcare Acquisition Corp.
Prior to ARCH, she was a Venture Entrepreneurial Fellow at Flagship Pioneering, where she created scientific venture opportunities. Her doctorate in Neuroscience focused on the molecular mechanisms and underlying biochemistry of neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders, as well as aging. She has authored multiple peer-reviewed articles in Nature journals. Throughout her Ph.D. training, she was a biotech and healthcare consultant for startups in Madison, WI.
Prior to her Ph.D., Dr. Dieterich conducted research with the Planetary Protection Group at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Simultaneously, she launched an international research project with the Organization for Tropical Studies in Costa Rica, Occidental College, and UCLA.
Dr. Dieterich completed her B.A. in Biology from Occidental College. She holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she trained under Dr. Luigi Puglielli.