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Board & Advisors

Our highly skilled leadership team is supported by world-class industry advisors


Alexandra Cantley

Partner, Polaris Partners

Previously: Inzen Therapeutics, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Education: Ph.D. in Chemical Biology, Harvard University; Bachelor of Arts, New York University

Yingmin Wang

Director, MedTech, ClavystBio

Previously: Applied Materials Southeast Asia, Singapore Economic Development Board, Antler, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

Education: Ph.D. in Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology (Caltech); Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

Steve Kafka, Ph.D.

Managing Partner, Section 32

Previously: Thrive Earlier Detection, ArcherDX, Foundation Medicine, Third Rock Ventures

Education: Ph.D. in Political Economy and Government, Harvard University; Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science, Stanford University

Stanley Lapidus

Former Board of Directors Member, Glympse Bio

Previously: Cytyc, Exact Sciences, SynapDx, Helicos Biosciences, Pillar VC

Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 

Huilin Shao, Ph.D.

Founder, Sunbird Bio and Presidential Young Professor / Principal Investigator, National University of Singapore

Education: Ph.D. in Biophysics, Harvard University; Ph.D. in Biomedical / Medical Engineering, Harvard Medical School and MIT; Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences and Physics, Cornell University

John McDonough

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Chairman, Sunbird Bio

Previously: Seventh Sense Biosystems, T2 Biosystems, Cytyc Corporation

Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Stonehill College


Bob Langer 

David H. Koch Institute Professor, Langer Lab, MIT

Previously and Current: Founder of more than 30 companies, including Moderna and InVivo

Education: Sc.D. in Chemical Engineering, MIT

Sangeeta Bhatia 

Co-Founder, Matrisome Bio, Port Therapeutics, Satellite Bio, Glympse Bio; Fellow / Board of Trustees, Brown University; Board of Directors, Vertex Pharmaceuticals; and Professor / Director, Marble Center for Cancer Nanomedicine, MIT

Previously: Hepregen, National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Education: Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, MIT; MS in Mechanical Engineering, MIT; Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University

Gabriel Kwong 

Co-Founder, Port Therapeutics, Glympse Bio; Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology / Director, Laboratory for Synthetic Immunity

Previously: Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

Education: Ph.D. in Bioengineering, Caltech

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