Global Viral (2007; San Francisco; 15 staff;

Is an “independent non-profit research organization focusing on innovative and disruptive research in Ecology, Biodiversity and Public Health.” The organization has deep ties with “universities, government labs and other institutes in California.” It strives to “advance research by fostering multidisciplinary collaboration, developing new technologies and training the next generation of scientists to undertake novel, high-risk high-reward projects.”

Leadership: Shailesh Date (CEO), Nathan Wolfe (Founder & Board Chair)
Budget: $ 1,85 m (2016)