Scientist. Athlete. Researcher. San Franciscan Amy Diallo, PhD, is a competitive runner and biochemist. Amy Diallo spent 25 years in France, including three years in Paris where she received her PhD in biology. During this time, she turned to running for a relaxing sport which became a more serious passion. When Amy moved to San Francisco in 2017 to work on infectious diseases and drug discovery, she joined a track club to run with teammates.