Our Team

Matty Ariel
Matty Ariel

Principal Scientist

Meghana Bantwal
Meghana Bantwal

Senior Associate Scientist

Emily Beura
Emily Beura

Director, T Cell Biology

Steve Cassidy
Steve Cassidy

Senior Manager, Facilities & Lab

Ching-Hung Chang
Ching-Hung Chang

Principal Associate Scientist

Jackie Chuk
Jackie Chuk

Director, Quality Assurance

Joey Chung
Joey Chung

Associate Scientist II

Joshua Daniel
Joshua Daniel

Principal Associate Scientist

Dharmesh Dingar
Dharmesh Dingar

Senior Director, Bioanalytical Development

Connor Dobson
Connor Dobson

Senior Scientist

Shirley Dong
Shirley Dong

Senior Associate Scientist II

Gabby Feig
Gabby Feig

Senior Associate Scientist I

Joseph Figueroa
Joseph Figueroa

Senior Associate Scientist I

Josue Figueroa
Josue Figueroa

Manager, Vector Core

Kevin Friedman
Kevin Friedman

Chief Executive Officer, Founder

Stacy Gilroy
Stacy Gilroy

Vice President, Talent & Culture

Shannon Grande Contrastano
Shannon Grande Contrastano

Vice President, Preclinical Sciences

Sanath Janaka
Sanath Janaka

Senior Scientist

Troy Knowlton
Troy Knowlton

Associate Program Manager

Ricky Lane
Ricky Lane

Associate Director, Analytical Development

Howie Latimer
Howie Latimer

Manager, Cell Based Assays

Maggie Lau
Maggie Lau

Senior Associate Scientist II

Pedro Lima
Pedro Lima

Office Coordinator

Ryan Lynch
Ryan Lynch

Vice President of Finance

Michael McDonald
Michael McDonald

Senior Vice President, Head of IP & Legal Affairs

Samir Mendonca
Samir Mendonca

Scientist I

Kaiysa Mendy
Kaiysa Mendy

Manager, Employee Experience and Communications

Manju Nagaraj
Manju Nagaraj

Senior Associate Scientist II

Alex Najibi
Alex Najibi

Scientist

Kelly Nichols
Kelly Nichols

Senior Associate Scientist I

Jenifer Obrigewitch
Jenifer Obrigewitch

Senior Associate Scientist II

Urmi Patankar
Urmi Patankar

Senior Associate Scientist I

Anna Piela
Anna Piela

Associate Scientist II

Travis Quigley
Travis Quigley

Senior Vice President – Clinical Development

Bharat Reddy
Bharat Reddy

Vice President, Strategy & Business Development

Walter Rodriguez
Walter Rodriguez

Associate Scientist II

Jose Sanabria
Jose Sanabria

Principal Associate Scientist

Laura Sandler
Laura Sandler

Senior Vice President – Strategic Operations

Srushti Singh
Srushti Singh

Senior Associate Scientist I

Tharani Sivanandam
Tharani Sivanandam

Senior Associate Scientist I

Sarah Tannehill-Gregg
Sarah Tannehill-Gregg

Vice President, Nonclinical Development

Hsing-Chen Tsai
Hsing-Chen Tsai

Associate Director, Preclinical Pharmacology

Daniel Wambua
Daniel Wambua

Principal Associate Scientist

Alyson Warr
Alyson Warr

Senior Scientist

Denise Wong
Denise Wong

Principal Associate Scientist

Jeff Wood
Jeff Wood

Senior Associate Scientist I

Our Board

Michael Birnbaum
Michael Birnbaum

Professor of Biological Engineering, MIT

Kevin Friedman
Kevin Friedman

Chief Executive Officer, Founder

Bob More
Bob More

Managing Director, Alta Partners

Bryan Roberts
Bryan Roberts

Partner, Venrock

Our Investors

Alta Partners