2021_Header.jpg

Speakers & Session Chairs

Annemieke Aartsma-Rua, PhD

Leiden University Medical Center
Professor

  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter

Leonora Abdullahu

McGill University

PhD Student

  • LinkedIn
  • Black Twitter Icon

Daniel Anderson, PhD

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Associate Professor

Shalini Andersson, PhD

AstraZeneca
Chief Scientist & Head of Oligonucleotide Discovery

  • LinkedIn

Christopher Anzalone, PhD

Arrowhead Research Corporation
President & CEO

Elizabeth Berry-Kravis MD, PhD

Rush University Medical Center
Professor

  • LinkedIn

Annabelle Biscans, PhD

AstraZeneca R&D
Associate Principal Scientist

  • LinkedIn

Adam Bloomfield MD FAAP

Moderna   
Senior Director, Global Medical Affairs

Analia Bortolozzi, PhD

Institute of Biomedical Research of Barcelona Research Associate

  • LinkedIn

Robert H. Brown, MD, DPhil

University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • LinkedIn

Kirk Brown, PhD

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Director

  • LinkedIn

Björn Carlsson , MD, PhD

AstraZeneca
Senior Medical Director

  • LinkedIn

Marvin H. Caruthers, PhD

University of Colorado

Distinguished Professor of

Chemistry 

  • LinkedIn

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

Founder & CEO, n-Lorem Foundation

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

  • LinkedIn

Nicolas Currier, MD, PhD

Biogen
Medical Director

  • LinkedIn

Masad Damha, PhD, FCIC

McGill University
Professor

  • Twitter

Matthew Disney, PhD

Scripps Research
Professor, Department of Chemistry 

  • LinkedIn
  • Black Twitter Icon

Martin Egli, PhD

Vanderbilt University
Professor

Keith Gagnon, PhD

Southern Illinois University
School of Medicine
Associate Professor

  • LinkedIn
Screen Shot 2021-05-05 at 3.52.57 PM.png

Pushkal Garg, MD

Chief Medical Officer 
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals 

  • LinkedIn
Richard Geary, PhD

Richard Geary, PhD

Ionis Pharmaceuticals
SVP Development

  • LinkedIn

Charles Gersbach, PhD

Duke University
Professor / Director Center for Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering

  • LinkedIn

Bruno Godinho, PhD

Atalanta Theraputics

  • LinkedIn
  • Black Twitter Icon

Sergei M. Gryaznov, PhD

MAIA Biotechnology, Inc.

Chief Scientific Officer

  • LinkedIn

Heidi Heck, MS

Nitto Denko Avecia Inc.
Director of Analytical Development

  • LinkedIn

Stephen Huang, MD 

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Senior Director, Clinical Development

  • LinkedIn

Haibo Jiang, PhD

University of Australia/The University of Hong Kong
Group Leader and DECRA Research Fellow

Anastasia Khvorova, PhD

RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMass Medical School
Professor

  • LinkedIn

Maarika Kimbrell, JD

CDER FDA
Acting Director at Office of New Drug Policy

  • LinkedIn

Holly Kordasiewicz, PhD

Ionis Pharmaceuticals
Executive Director in the Neuroscience Drug Discovery Department

  • LinkedIn

Aurélie Lacroix, PhD

Sixfold Bioscience
Postdoctoral Fellow

  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
Marc Lemaitre, PhD

Marc Lemaitre, PhD

ML Consult
Principal

  • LinkedIn

Martin Maier, PhD

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Vice President, RNAi Discovery

  • LinkedIn

Muthiah (Mano) Manoharan, PhD

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
SVP, Innovation Chemistry & Alnylam Distinguished Scientist

  • LinkedIn

John Maraganore, PhD

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Chief Executive Officer

  • LinkedIn

Maureen McKeague, PhD

McGill University

Assistant Professor

  • Black Twitter Icon

Meena, PhD

Stoke Therapeutics
VP, Bioanalytical, DMPK & Biomarker Development

Paul Miller, PhD

Hopkins Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Professor Emeritus

  • LinkedIn

Scott J. Miller, PhD

Yale University
Irénée du Pont Professor of Chemistry

  • Black Twitter Icon

Chad Mirkin, PhD 

Northwestern University

Professor

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

  • Twitter
  • Twitter
  • Twitter

Ken Newman, PhD

Ionis Pharmaceuticals
Vice President, Clinical Development

  • LinkedIn

Hon 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

Aro Biotherapeutics
CSO and Founder

  • LinkedIn

Mali Prashant, PhD

UCSD/Shape Therapeutics
Associate Professor

  • LinkedIn

Margaret E. Schott, PhD, MA

Northwestern University
Assistant to Professor 
Sir Fraser Stoddart Department of Chemistry 

Laura Sepp-Lorenzino, PhD

Intellia Therapeutics, Inc.
Chief Scientific Officer

  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Twitter

Jimmy Weterings, PhD 

AstraZeneca
Principal Scientist Chemistry

  • LinkedIn

Marie Wikstrom Lindholm, PhD

Silence Therapeutics GmbH
VP, Head of Molecular Design

  • LinkedIn

Matthew Wood, M.D., PhD

University of Oxford
Professor of Neuroscience

Timothy Yu, MD, PhD

Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital
Associate Professor