CNS Advisory Board Member
Michael Tarselli ('03, BA Chemistry) is the Chief Scientific Officer for TetraScience, the Boston-based Scientific Data Cloud Company serving customers across the Biopharma value chain. Previously, he was the Scientific Director for SLAS, a 16,000-member global society dedicated to lab automation, data science, and interdisciplinary research. Tarselli has worked at multiple pharma companies — Novartis, Millennium, ARIAD, Biomedisyn, PharmAgra — in bench science, information systems, and managerial roles. His volunteer service includes two terms as a UMass Amherst Alumni Association Director, a Cambridge Science Festival Captain, a Wikipedia Fellow, a Pistoia Alliance Board Member, and a judge at the MA State Science & Engineering Fair.
Tarselli received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, completed a postdoc at Scripps Research, and completed his Executive MBA from the Quantic School of Business & Technology. He currently lives in Framingham with his wife, daughter, and dog.