Noel is a Principal for the Accelerate NY Seed Fund where she built a portfolio of 20+ companies across deep technology and life science sectors. Prior to her role with Accelerate NY, Noel was the CTO for Symbiotic Health, and Founder/CEO of a Food Safety Diagnostics company. She served as an Assistant Professor of Physics at Hunter College, CUNY, before joining the NY entrepreneurial community. Noel obtained her PhD from Rockefeller University in Physics & Biology, and performed her post-PhD research at Harvard Medical School.