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Board of Directors

  • Laura A. Philips, Ph.D., M.B.A.

    Board of Directors, Chair
    CEO, Spheryx, Inc.
    New York, NY
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  • Gregory Galvin

    Gregory Galvin, Ph.D.

    Board of Directors, Vice Chair
    Chairman and CEO, Rheonix, Inc.
    Ithaca, NY
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  • Kathryn Boor, Ph.D.

    Kathryn Boor, Ph.D.

    Ronald P. Lynch Dean
    College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY
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  • April Burke

    April L. Burke

    Lewis-Burke Associates LLC
    Washington, D.C.
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  • Lourdes Casanova

    Lourdes Casanova, Ph.D.

    Senior Lecturer of Management and Academic Director of Emerging Markets Institute
    S.C. Johnson School of Management, Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY
  • Paul Chomet

    Paul Chomet, Ph.D.

    Strategic Consultant
    St. Louis, MO
  • Peter Cornelius

    Peter Cornelius, Ph.D.

    Managing Director
    AlpInvest Partners/The Carlyle Group
    New York, NY
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  • Mary Lou Guerinot

    Mary Lou Guerinot, Ph.D.

    Ronald and Deborah Harris Professor in the Sciences
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College
    Hanover, NH
  • Jacqueline Heard

    Jacqueline Heard, MBA, Ph.D.

    Venture Partner
    Anterra Capital
    Boston, MA
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  • Susan McCouch

    Susan McCouch

    Cornell SIPS Professor/BTI Adjunct Faculty
    Boyce Thompson Institute
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  • Paula J. Mueller, Esq.

    Managing Director & General Counsel
    Parkview Wealth Management
    New York, NY
  • Jan Nyrop

    Jan P. Nyrop, Ph.D.

    Associate Dean and Director
    Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
    Ithaca, NY
  • Roy H. Park Jr.

    Roy H. Park, Jr.

    President and CEO Park Outdoor Advertising of New York, Inc.
    President and Chairman Triad Foundation, Inc.
    Ithaca, NY
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  • Nancy Rawson

    Nancy E. Rawson, M.Sc., Ph.D.

    Associate Director / Associate Member
    Monell Chemical Senses Center
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Kira S. Sheinerman, Ph.D., M.B.A.

    CEO, DiamiR Biosciences Corp., Princeton, NJ
    Managing Director, Investment Banking H.C. Wainwright & Co., New York, NY
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  • Christine Smart

    Professor, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
    Boyce Thompson Institute
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  • David Stern

    David Stern

    Professor, President
    • Section of Plant Biology
    • School of Integrative Plant Science
    • Cornell University
    Boyce Thompson Institute
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  • John Townsend

    John W. Townsend

    J.W. Townsend & Company
    New York, NY
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