Synthetic biologists.
Immunologists.
Data scientists.

Together, we’re making designer mRNA drugs to cure serious illnesses.

Drugs that leverage our immune system rather than work against it. Drugs that are more accessible to more people. Drugs that put humans first.

Team

Yusuf Erkul

Yusuf Erkul MD

Chief Executive Officer & Cofounder

Physician entrepreneur who developed an FDA-approved cancer drug at Merck & Co
Burak Yilmaz

Burak Yilmaz MS

President & Cofounder

Serial entrepreneur and synthetic biologist who founded his first biotech company at age 22
Maria <br>Grunwald

Maria
Grunwald
PhD, MBA

Chief Business Officer

Transactional business development executive with 18 years of experience in biopharma
Monia Draghi

Monia Draghi PhD

Director of Immuno-Oncology

Cafer Ozdemir

Cafer Ozdemir PhD

Director of Convergence Science & Cofounder

Tom Colace

Tom Colace PhD

Associate Director, LNP Delivery & Formulation

Rudy Christmas

Rudy Christmas

In Vivo Pharmacologist

Jieni Xu

Jieni Xu PhD, PMP

Scientist II, LNP Formulation

Maxwell Alexander

Maxwell Alexander MS

Computational Biology, Data Science

Tom Addison

Tom Addison

Research Associate, Synthetic Biology

Sadik Yildiz

Sadik Yildiz PhD

Data Scientist

Drishti <br>Parwanda

Drishti
Parwanda
MS

Intern, Immunology

Shaunak Kerkar

Shaunak Kerkar

Intern, Synthetic Biology

Advisory
Board

Arthur Krieg

Arthur Krieg MD

Clinical Advisor, Nucleic Acid Therapeutics

Founder / CEO / CSO of 4 successful nucleic acid companies
Edward Benz Jr

Edward Benz Jr MD

Clinical Advisor, Medical Oncology

President & CEO Emeritus of Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
Peter <br>Blume-Jensen

Peter
Blume-Jensen
MD, PhD

Clinical Advisor, Cancer Drug Development

CEO of Acrivon Therapeutics and former Head of Oncology at of Merck
Nikolai Slavov

Nikolai Slavov PhD

Scientfic Advisor, mRNA Translation

Associate Professor, Northeastern University
Dean <br>Felsher

Dean
Felsher
MD, PhD

Clinical Advisor, Translational Oncology

Director of Stanford Medicine Translational Research & Applied Medicine at Stanford Medical School
Dan Peer

Dan Peer PhD

Scientific Advisor

Vice President for R&D, Tel Aviv University