Catalyst Award Advisors

Patrick Yam MBA

Founder and CEO of Somnology, Inc.

Rajan Patel MS

Founder & COO at iO life science

Ian Tong MD

Chief Medical Officer

Jessica Richter

COO at Experien Group

Michael J. Billig

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Experien Group

A. Ray Chaudhuri PhD, MBA

Director, Business Development at Zymergen

Ioana Aanei PhD

Entrepreneurship Program Manager, Scientific Analyst at QB3

Isabel Elaine Allen PhD

Professor of Biostatistics & Epidemiology, UCSF

Ari Azhir PhD, MPhil

Founder, Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals

Noelle Bagnall

Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at eLum Technologies Inc

Alex Bajamonde PhD, MS

Senior Director, Biostatistics/Biometrics, Genentech

Pam Baker MIM

CEO, Founder at Journeous

Steven Basta MBA

Chief Executive Officer of Menlo Therapeutics, Inc.

Rick Beberman MBA, MAcc

Digital Health Consultant

Daniel Becker MD, JD

Partner, Fenwick & West LLP

Catherine Behrens PhD, MD

Senior Director Clinical Research, Roche Molecular Systems

Madhavi Bellamkonda MA

Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs, Abbott Vascular

Ellen Berg PhD

Chief Scientific Officer, Translational Biology at Eurofins DiscoverX

Beth Berrean MBA

Design Strategist , UCSF

Robert Blazej PhD

Partner at Mission Bay Capital, Director at MBC Biolabs

Sarah Bodary PhD

Principal, Founder, Darwin Bodary Consulting

Mufaddal Bootwala MBA

Strategic Director of Marketing, Portola

William Boyle PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA

Tilmann Brotz PhD, MS

Principal, Konzept Drug Development Consulting

Teresa Burgess PhD

CSO and Co-founder, Paradigm Shift Therapeutics, LLC

Daniel Burnett MD, MBA

CEO, Theranova

Nancy Byl PhD, PT

Professor Emeritus, School of Medicine, UCSF

Ivor Caro MD

Senior Medical Director, Genentech

Steven Chan MD, MBA

Digital Health & Behavioral Sciences Research, UCSF

Julie Cherrington PhD, MS

President and Chief Executive Officer, Arch Oncology

Elaine Cheung MS

Associate Director, Business and Corporate Development, Illumina, Inc.

Al Chin MD

Co-Founder, Pavilion Medical Innovations, LLC

Richard Chin MD, MA

Founder & CEO, Kindred Bio

Jennifer Comiskey

Director - MDL, McKinsey & Company

Douglas Crawford PhD

Managing Director, Mission Bay Capital

Jennifer Cygan PhD

Senior Director, Business Development, Calico

Joseph Dal Porto PhD

Site Head, Pfizer Center for Therapeutic Innovation - San Francisco

Nipun Davar PhD, MBA

Senior Vice President at Astex Pharmaceuticals

Rohan Desai MBA

Associate Director Regulatory Affairs, Abbott Vascular

Tejal Desai PhD

Chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

Peter DiLaura

Biotechnology CEO

Frederick Dorey JD

Special Counsel, Life Sciences, Cooley, LLP

Kenneth Fang MD

CMO, diaDexus, Inc.

Stacy Feld JD

Senior Director, Consumer Scientific Innovation, J&J Innovation

Simone Fishburn PhD, MA

Executive Editor, SciBX at BioCentury Publications, Inc.

Marshall Fordyce MD

CEO at Trucode Gene Repair, Inc

Jonathan Fox MD, PhD

Chief Medical Officer, MyoKardia, Inc.

Stephen Freedman PhD

Vice President for Corporate Liaison and Ventures, Gladstone Institutes