The NextRNA Team

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NextRNA Leadership

NextRNA Team

Kendall Dionne
Associate Scientist, Biology
JS Cleiftie, MS, MBA
CBO & Head of Finance
Marc Hoemberger, PhD
Scientist II, Biochemistry
Cathy Folster
Sr. Office and Operations Manager
Tamara Hadzic
CompBio Co-op
Lalit K. Sharma, PhD
Associate Director Chemistry
Anderson Zhao
Senior Scientist, Biology
Leon Wert-Lamas, PhD
Co-Founder, Scientist II
Lorena Pantano, PhD
Associate Director/Head of Computational Biology
Alex Bartlett
Sr. Research Associate II
Catherine Lin
Senior Research Associate I, Biology
Bhalchandra Rao
Senior Scientist I, Biology
Luisa Coakley
DevOps I
Nilesh Amatya, PhD
Senior Scientist, Biology
Spencer Truesdell
Senior Research Associate II, Biology
Aditya Pawar
Bioinformatician II
Dominique Verhelle, PhD, MBA
Co-Founder, CSO, and Interim CEO
Julia A Novina, Esq.
Co-founder and CLO
Matthew Jones
Sr. Director/Head Technology Platform
Marc Cohen
Co-founder, Executive Chairman


Board Members

Marc Cohen, Executive Chairman
Kenneth Anderson, MD
Andrea Armstrong
Arthur Becker
Alain Cohen
Drew Dennison
Christine Henderson
Susan Langer
Fred Mermelstein, PhD
Carl Novina, MD, PhD
Barry Polisky, PhD
Malcolm Salter
Dominique Verhelle, PhD, MBA