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As a child, Nurjana danced in the New York City Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker”, and she loves to cook vegetables that she and her family grow in their garden.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy

A veteran builder of strategic partnerships, teams and companies, with a deep background in genomics, diagnostics and oncology and a strong focus on creating long term value through collaboration.

Nurjana Bachman brings 15+ years of experience developing and managing strategic partnerships and is a people-oriented builder of companies and teams. She joined ROME after 6 years at Foundation Medicine, where she established and managed the team that led the company’s corporate partnerships, yielding 50+ companion diagnostic approvals in the US and Japan, and supporting several first-in-class therapeutic approvals in oncology. Prior to joining Foundation Medicine, she served as Chief Business Officer and Co-founder of Claritas Genomics and was responsible for corporate development and fund-raising. She was a key leader in development of the business model, strategic plan and vision for the company, and closed both Series A and B fundraising rounds with multiple strategic investors. Before Claritas, she served as Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives and Business Development at Boston Children’s Hospital, Technology and Innovation Development Office, partnering a diverse set of technologies with outside entities and initiating start-up company formation. Dr. Bachman earned a Ph.D. in molecular biology and genetics at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she studied retrotransposition in the laboratory of Jef Boeke, Ph.D., and she holds a B.A. in biology with distinction from Swarthmore College.