About Us

Working Together Towards a Common Vision

Basin Genomics is a growing team of scientists, patient advocates, and entrepreneurs committed to advancing the fight against oral cancer. Founded in 2018, our goal it is to increase accessibility and efficacy of oral cancer testing to improve health outcomes on a global scale.

Basin has recruited a team with deep scientific & commercial experience

Basin is supported by an exceptional, multidisciplinary, team of advisors

Science Advisors

Patient Advocacy and Policy Advisors 


Lynn Barclay

Policy Advisor

Lynn is the President and CEO of the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) and the National Cervical Cancer Coalition. ASHA is America’s authority for sexual health information and has advocated on behalf of those at risk for sexually transmitted infections since 1914, offering medically accurate sexual health information, translating the latest scientific research for their audience, and advocating for widespread HPV vaccination and testing.  In her role as the President and CEO, she works with experts from around the country in academia, the federal government, and corporate America.  She also works closely with colleague organizations, such as the American Sexual Transmitted Diseases Association, the National Coalition of STD Directors, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Her passion and knowledge about sexual health and policy guidelines and her understanding of the patient perspective are helpful to the Basin Genomics team as we strive to keep patients’ needs central to the mission of the company. 


Jason Mendelsohn

Patient Advocate

Jason is a survivor of stage 4 HPV oral cancer. Having won this battle in 2015, he is on a mission to stop anyone else from having to go through the same experiences he endured. He is the founder of Superman HPV, dedicated to  providing information on HPV-related cancers and resources for support. Jason is also a successful businessman and is currently the Co-Founder & President of the Ashar Group.

Business Advisors

Our Partners

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Indie Bio

IndieBio, an @SOSV startup development program, helps the best scientists become entrepreneurs who build breakthrough companies.

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