A World Without Infectious Disease

Michael Kamarck photoMichael Kamarck, Ph.D.

Chief Technology Officer

Michael Kamarck, Ph.D., has served as our Chief Technology Officer since June 2017. From September 2013 to May 2017, Dr. Kamarck served as a principal for Willow Creek Biotech Consulting, where he provided consultation in the field of biotechnology technical operations for numerous large and small companies. From March 2014 to December 2014, Dr. Kamarck served as interim head of the Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibodies organization at Sanofi, where he led the integration and reorganization of the biotechnology assets of Sanofi and Genzyme. From December 2009 until March 2012, Dr. Kamarck served as President of Merck BioVentures and as Senior Vice President of Vaccines and Biologics Manufacturing at Merck & Co., Inc.. From May 2001 to October 2009, he held various senior executive positions at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc., or Wyeth, including President, Technical Operations and Product Supply and was responsible for global technical operations for all of the Wyeth businesses. Dr. Kamarck also served as a member of the Wyeth Management Committee. Prior to Wyeth, he was employed by Bayer AG for 17 years in a variety of technical and leadership capacities. Dr. Kamarck previously served on the board of directors of public companies Omni Bio Pharmaceutical, Inc. and Unilife Corporation, from January 2013 to June 2015 and July 2016 to October 2017, respectively. Dr. Kamarck received his B.A. from Oberlin College, his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was a Leukemia Society Fellow at Yale University.