Board of Directors
Former Pfizer executive named one of Fortune’s 50 most powerful women in business in 2013.
Armon Sharei, PhD
Inventor of the Cell Squeeze technology. Selected as one of the 30 Under 30 in Healthcare by Forbes in 2015.
Paul Bolno, MD
Has a broad industry background in business development, investments, and commercial development.
Bernard Coulie, MD, PhD
Established leader in the industry, including in research and clinical development. International experience including drug discovery and clinical development at Johnson & Johnson and cofounder of ActoGeniX.
Over 20 years of industry and finance experience in biotechnology.
Pushkal Garg, MD
Over 15 years of experience in clinical drug development. Deep experience in immunology with years in late-stage development at BMS.
Klavs Jensen, PhD
Established leader in fabrication, testing, and integration of microsystems.
Marc Schegerin, MD
Established leader in biotech and corporate finance. Previously CFO of ArQule through Merck acquisition and senior roles in healthcare investment banking.
Sapna Srivastava, PhD
Experienced board member and CFO, with roles in strategic planning, and in equity research across the industry. Experience includes leading Intellia as CFO through their IPO.
Patrick V.J.J. Vink, MD
Over 30 years of experience as a senior executive and board member in the life sciences industry, including broad international expertise. Prior senior leadership roles at Cubist, Novartis Group, Biogen, and Sanofi-Synthelabo Ltd.
Scientific Advisory Board
Darrell Irvine, PhD
In addition to positions at MIT, The Koch Institute, and The Ragon Institute, investigates immune engineering strategies for The Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Tyler Jacks, PhD
Director of The Koch Institute for Cancer Research and MIT professor breaking new ground in gene targeting strategies for cancer.
Robert Langer, ScD.
SQZ founder, MIT Koch Institute Professor, and most cited engineer in history renowned for his contributions to the fields of drug delivery and tissue engineering.
Oliver Rosen, MD
CMO at Dynamicure Biotechnology. Trained in Hematology / Oncology at the Charite Hospital, Berlin. Established leader in Clinical R&D. Formerly CMO at SQZ and Deciphera Pharmaceuticals. Held senior clinical and medical affairs roles at Millenium, Genentech, Amgen, Roche and Merck KGaA.
David Sachs, MD
Thought leader in immune tolerance research, discovered MHC Class II antigens and initiated the first successful clinical trials of transplantation tolerance. Currently directs transplantation research at both Columbia and MGH.
Arlene Sharpe, MD, PhD.
Co-developer of the anti-PD1 checkpoint blockade and co-director of The Evergrande Center for Immunologic Diseases at Harvard and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Mark Shlomchik, MD, PhD
Chair of the Department of Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and leader in studies of B cell immune responses, B cell memory and systemic autoimmune diseases like SLE.
Ulrich von Andrian, MD, PhD
Mallinckrodt Professor of Immunopathology at Harvard Medical School and leader in understanding the regulation and function of immune cells.
Kai Wucherpfennig, MD, PhD
Chair of Cancer Immunology and Virology at Dana Farber. Established leader in the field with 35 years of experience; current research focus on T cell immunology and the role of T cells in cancer immunology.
John Maraganore, Ph.D.
Dr. John Maraganore was founding CEO of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, where he led the advancement of RNAi therapeutics as a whole new class of medicines, bringing four approved medicines to patients around the world. Previously John was an officer and management team member for Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Befofre that he was director of Molecular Biology and director of Market and Business Development at Biogen, Inc. where he also invented and led the discovery and development of ANGIOMAX® (bivalirudin) for injection. Earlier, he was a scientist at ZymoGenetics, Inc., and the Upjohn Company. John serves on the boards of BIO and the Termeer Foundation, and on the advisory boards of N-Lorem and Ariadne Labs. John received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Chicago.