Advisory Board

SCIENCE & MEDICINE ADVISORS

Alex Andrus, PhD, JD (Patent Attorney, Genentech; Past Head, DNA Synthesis, Applied Biosystems)
Kazako Aoyagi, PhD (Senior Director, Business Development, Celerion)
Philip Askenase, MD (Professor of Medicine-Immunology, Former Chief of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Yale School of Medicine)
Leonora Balaj, PhD (Instructor in Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital)
Alain Brisson, PhD (Emeritus Professor, University of Bordeaux, Extracellular Vesicles & Membrane Repair Team, CNRS Unit, CBMN)
Shilpa Buch, PhD (Professor, Pharmacology & Neurosciennce, University of Nebraska Medical Center)
Ben Zane Cohen, MD (Ophthalmologist)
Patricia Dahl (CEO/Executive Director, Eye Bank for Sight Restoration, New York City)
Antonio De Maio, PhD (Professor, Surgery, UC-San Diego)
Rachel DeRita, PhD (Director, Extracellular Vesicle Core Facility, University of Pennsylvania)
Dolores Di Vizio, MD, PhD (Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences & Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center)
Erika Ebbel, PhD (CEO, Ixcela; Founder & Executive Director, Science from Scientists)
Ronald Faanes, PhD (Past Head, Immunology, Boerhinger-Ingelheim)
Charles Farrow, MD (Diagnostic Radiologist, Retired)
Bert Fisher, PhD (Principal & Founding Member, Lithochimeia, Inc.)
Richard A. Gatti, MD (Professor-in-Residence, Human Genetics, UCLA)
Michael A. Goldman, PhD (Professor & Former Chair, Biology, San Francisco State University)
Charles Halasz, MD (Associate Clinical Professor, Dermatology, Columbia University, New York)
Elaine Heron, PhD (Director, BioMarin Pharmaceutical; Past Chairman, Amplyx Pharmaceuticals)
Bhagyashree Joshi, PhD Candidate (Department of Biomedical Engineering, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands)
Lucia Languino, PhD (Professor, Department of Cancer Biology; Director, Genetics, Genomics, & Cancer Biology PhD Program, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia)
Suresh Mathivanan, PhD (Associate Professor, Group Leader, LaTrobe University, Australia)
Jonathan Monkemyer, EE (Founder & Translational Research Advocate, Hereditary Disease Circle)
Zaher Nahle, PhD, MPA (Executive Director, Arthritis National Research Foundation-ANRF)
Prof. Lorraine O’Driscoll, PhD, Member Royal Irish Academy (Chair of Pharmacology & Biomedicine, Trinity College Dublin)
Joseph Olechno, PhD (Senior Research Fellow, LabCyte; Former CTO, Cell Biosciences)
Alison O’Neill, MD (Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Endocrinology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)
John O’Neill, MS (Former Director, Information Resources, Jazz Pharmaceuticals)
Janusz Rak, MD, PhD (Jack Cole Chair in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University)
Johan Skog, PhD (CSO, Exosome Diagnostics)
Ravi Vinayek, PhD (General Manager, Global Channel Sales, Maravai Life Sciences)
Yolanda Watson, MS (MS, Biomolecular Laboratory Science, San Francisco State University; BA, Molecular & Cell Biology, UC-Berkeley)
Carl Yamashiro, PhD, Associate Clinical Professor at the College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University
Gerald Zon, PhD (Director, Business Development, TriLink BioTechnologies)

EDUCATION ADVISORS

Ellyn Daugherty (Biotechnology Teacher, San Mateo High School, San Mateo, Caifornia)
Erika Ebbel, PhD (CEO, Ixcela; Founder & Executive Director, Science from Scientists)
Frank H. Stephenson, PhD (Biotechnology)
Katherine E. Ward, (High School Science Teacher, San Mateo Union High School District, California)
Yolanda Watson, MS (Assistant Principal, Klein Independent School District, Houston, TX)