She is an economist-turned-biotech entrepreneur and advocate for Citizen Science. She is the Founding President of BioCurious and past CEO, Cofounder of Livly, a non-profit cancer research company. Livly started in a Mountain View, California garage and soon built a community of both amateurs and professional scientists that completely outgrew its capacity to support collaborative work. Hence the need for BioCurious, the world's first hackerspace model for biotechnology, now one of the largest DIYbio organizations in the world. Eri is a co-host of the Quantified Self and is the youngest board member of SynBERC, the NSF-funded center for research in synthetic biology.