David L. Barker, PhD
Dr. David L. Barker, Ph.D., has served on our Board of Directors since May 2010, and as Chairman of our Board of Directors since August 2016. Dr. Barker also serves as a director of AmideBio, Singular Genomics Systems, and Aspen Neuroscience.
Dr. Barker served from 1998 to 2000 as Vice President and Chief Science Advisor at Amersham Biosciences, now part of General Electric. From 1988 to 1998, Dr. Barker held senior positions, including Vice President of Research and Business Development, at Molecular Dynamics, Inc., until the acquisition of Molecular Dynamics by Amersham.
In his academic career, Dr. Barker conducted interdisciplinary research in neurobiology as a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School, Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon and Associate Professor at Oregon State University. Dr. Barker holds a BS with honors in Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology and a PhD in Biochemistry from Brandeis University.
Albert Luderer, PhD
Albert Luderer has three decades of experience in biotechnology, with special focuses on technology, business development and commercialization.
Dr. Luderer previously served as president and CEO of BioTrove, a venture-backed molecular biological tools company that was acquired by Life Technologies. Additionally, Dr. Luderer was CEO of venture-backed therapeutics company Light Sciences and president and COO of bioMérieux, Inc.
Senior management positions at Dianon Systems (LabCorp), Boehringer Mannheim (Roche), and Corning round out Dr. Luderer’s experience in the industry. He earned his PhD from Rutgers University, where he was a National Science Foundation predoctoral fellow, and performed postgraduate work in immunology at Jefferson Medical College.
Christopher J. Twomey
Christopher J. Twomey has served on our board of directors since July 2018. Since August 2013, Mr. Twomey has served as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc., a medical device company.
Kristiina Vuori, M.D., Ph.D.
Kristiina Vuori has served on our board of directors since June 2019. Since January 2010, Dr. Vuori has served as President of Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, or the Institute, a non-profit research organization with major research programs in cancer, neurodegeneration, diabetes, and infectious, inflammatory, and childhood diseases.
Hannah Mamuszka is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alva10, an advisory firm focused on creating partnerships between payors and diagnostic companies to increase the value of diagnostic technology, which she founded in March 2016.
Yvonne Linney, PhD
Yvonne Linney founded Linney BioConsulting, an advisory and strategy development firm in the life sciences industry, in January 2019. Dr. Linney has served as a strategic advisor to General Automation Laboratory Technologies (GALT) since November 2019, SRI International since June 2019, the California Life Sciences Institute since March 2019, and to Tag.bio, Inc. since January 2019.