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Speakers & Session Chairs

Annemieke Aartsma-Rua, PhD

Annemieke Aartsma-Rua, PhD

Leiden University Medical Center
Professor

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Leonora Abdullahu

Leonora Abdullahu

McGill University

PhD Student

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Shalini Andersson, PhD

Shalini Andersson, PhD

AstraZeneca
Chief Scientist & Head of Oligonucleotide Discovery

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Andrew Anzalone, MD, PhD

Prime Medicine

Head of Prime Editing Platform

Elizabeth Berry-Kravis MD, PhD

Elizabeth Berry-Kravis MD, PhD

Rush University Medical Center
Professor

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Annabelle Biscans, PhD

Annabelle Biscans, PhD

AstraZeneca R&D
Associate Principal Scientist

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Randall Hyer MD, PhD, MPH

Randall Hyer MD, PhD, MPH

Senior Vice President, Global Medical Affairs, Moderna

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Analia Bortolozzi, PhD

Analia Bortolozzi, PhD

Institute of Biomedical Research of Barcelona Research Associate

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Robert H. Brown, MD, DPhil

University of Massachusetts Medical School

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Kirk Brown, PhD

Kirk Brown, PhD

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Senior Director

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Björn Carlsson , MD, PhD

AstraZeneca
Senior Medical Director

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Marvin H. Caruthers, PhD

Marvin H. Caruthers, PhD

University of Colorado

Distinguished Professor of

Chemistry 

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Stanley T. Crooke, M.D, Ph.D.

Stanley T. Crooke, M.D, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO, n-Lorem Foundation

Executive consultant, former CEO and Chairman of the Board, Ionis Pharmaceuticals

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Masad Damha, PhD, FCIC

Masad Damha, PhD, FCIC

McGill University
Professor

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Matthew Disney, PhD

Matthew Disney, PhD

Scripps Research
Professor, Department of Chemistry 

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Martin Egli, PhD

Martin Egli, PhD

Vanderbilt University
Professor

Keith Gagnon, PhD

Keith Gagnon, PhD

Southern Illinois University
School of Medicine
Associate Professor

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Pushkal Garg, MD

Chief Medical Officer 
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals 

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Richard Geary, PhD

Richard Geary, PhD

Ionis Pharmaceuticals
SVP Development

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Charles Gersbach, Phd

Charles Gersbach, PhD

Duke University
Professor / Director Center for Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering

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Bruno Godinho, PhD

Bruno Godinho, PhD

Atalanta Theraputics

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Sergei M. Gryaznov, PhD

Sergei M. Gryaznov, PhD

MAIA Biotechnology, Inc.

Chief Scientific Officer

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Heidi Heck, PhD

Heidi Heck, MS

Nitto Denko Avecia Inc.
Director of Analytical Development

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Stephen Huang, MD 

Stephen Huang, MD 

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Senior Director, Clinical Development

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Haibo Jiang, PhD

The University of Hong Kong/The University of Western Australia

Associate Professor, Group Leader

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Anastasia Khvorova, PhD

RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMass Medical School
Professor

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Maarika Kimbrell, JD

Maarika Kimbrell, JD

CDER FDA
Acting Director at Office of New Drug Policy

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Holly Kordasiewicz, PhD

Holly Kordasiewicz, PhD

Ionis Pharmaceuticals
Executive Director in the Neuroscience Drug Discovery Department

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Aurélie Lacroix, PhD

Aurélie Lacroix, PhD

Sixfold Bioscience
Postdoctoral Fellow

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Marc Lemaitre, PhD

Marc Lemaitre, PhD

ML Consult
Principal

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Martin Maier, PhD

Martin Maier, PhD

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Vice President, RNAi Discovery

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Muthiah (Mano) Manoharan, PhD

Muthiah (Mano) Manoharan, PhD

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
SVP, Innovation Chemistry & Alnylam Distinguished Scientist

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John Maraganore, PhD

John Maraganore, PhD

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Chief Executive Officer

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Maureen McKeague, PhD

Maureen McKeague, PhD

McGill University

Assistant Professor

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Meena, PhD

Meena, PhD

Stoke Therapeutics
VP, Bioanalytical, DMPK & Biomarker Development

Paul Miller, PhD

Paul Miller, PhD

Hopkins Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Professor Emeritus

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Scott J. Miller, PhD

Scott J. Miller, PhD

Yale University
Irénée du Pont Professor of Chemistry

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Chad Mirkin, PhD 

Chad Mirkin, PhD 

Northwestern University Professor

Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology and the George B. Rathmann

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Ken Newman, PhD

Ken Newman, PhD

Ionis Pharmaceuticals
Vice President, Clinical Development

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Hon Kelvin K. Ogilvie, PhD

Kelvin K. Ogilvie, C.M.,Ph.D.,D.Sc.,F.C.I.C.,HCol., Senator(r)

Synthesized (RNA) ribonucleic acid, and invented the drug Ganciclovir

Karyn O'Neil, PhD

Karyn O'Neil, PhD

Aro Biotherapeutics
CSO and Founder

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Mali Prashant, PhD

Mali Prashant, PhD

UCSD
Associate Professor

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Margaret E. Schott, PhD, MA

Margaret E. Schott, PhD, MA

Northwestern University
Assistant to Professor 
Sir Fraser Stoddart Department of Chemistry 

Laura Sepp-Lorenzino, PhD

Laura Sepp-Lorenzino, PhD

Intellia Therapeutics, Inc.
Chief Scientific Officer

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Jenna Sullivan, PhD

Imaging Biomarkers Scientist 
Biogen

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Jimmy Weterings, PhD 

Jimmy Weterings, PhD 

AstraZeneca
Principal Scientist Chemistry

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Marie Wikstrom Lindholm, PhD

Marie Wikstrom Lindholm, PhD

Silence Therapeutics GmbH
VP, Head of Molecular Design

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Matthew Wood, M.D., PhD

Matthew Wood, M.D., PhD

University of Oxford
Professor of Neuroscience

Timothy Yu, MD, PhD

Timothy Yu, MD, PhD

Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital
Associate Professor