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Biotechnology, PSM

Advisory Board

The Professional Science Master's in Biotechnology has been designed with direct input on curriculum from the advisory board.

Board members have been asked to serve based on their direct industry connections and ability to provide insight on the skill sets and tools that are most needed in the industry. Members have also committed to assisting with internship positions, attending networking events, and aiding in job placement of graduates.

 

  • Richard Cutler Jr, PhD
    Advisory Board Chair
    Vice President of Clinical Sciences
    Kronos Bio
  • Roel Funke, PhD
    Senior Director
    PACT Pharma
  • Jacob Glanville, PhD
    Founder and CEO
    Centvax
  • Paul Hastings
    CEO
    Nkarta
  • Susan Kramer, DrPH
    Executive Vice President
    Concentric Analgesics
  • Caitlin Koski, PhD
    Scientist II
    Amunix Pharmaceuticals
  • Mike Lelivelt, PhD
    Vice President of Software Product Management & Marketing
    Illumina
  • Nicole Miller, PhD
    Molecular Diagnostics
    Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.
  • Ron Najafi, PhD
    Founder and CEO
    Emery Pharma Services
  • Kathryn Najafi-Tagol, MD
    Ophthalmologist
    Eye Institute of Marin
  • Michelle Nemits
    Executive Director
    Biocom Bay Area
  • Rich Price, PhD
    Oncology Strategic Analyst
    Genentech, Inc.
  • Cale Reid, PSM Biotech
    Platform Product Manager
    Salvo Health
  • April Ryles, PSM Biotech
    Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs
    Mirum Pharmaceuticals
  • Reginald Smith, MBA
    Principal Quality Assurance Professional
    Abbott Diagnostics
  • Jacinto Villanueva, PhD
    Director of Protein Affinity Reagent Discovery
    Nautilus Biotechnology
  • Jeff Wallin, PhD
    Senior Director
    Gilead Sciences
  • Vince Wu, PhD
    Principal
    VLW Associates, Inc.