Chair
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Audit Committee Position

Avtar Dhillon, M.D.

As former president and CEO of Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly Inovio Biomedical Corporation), Dr. Dhillon successfully created a vertically integrated DNA vaccine development company with one of the strongest development pipelines in the industry. Dr. Dhillon also raised over $125 million and secured more than $200 million in licensing deals from global companies including Merck and Wyeth (now Pfizer).

Dr. Dhillon was a founding board member of Protox Therapeutics, Inc. and currently sits on the Board of Directors of BC Advantage Funds, the largest Venture Capital Corporation in British Columbia.

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James M DeMesa, M.D.

Dr. DeMesa has been a practicing physician and served as a senior executive with several international pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the areas of corporate management, regulatory affairs, and pre-clinical and clinical pharmaceutical and medical device product development. Most recently, Dr. DeMesa served as president, CEO, and director of Migenix Inc., a public biotechnology company.

Dr. DeMesa was also president and CEO of GenSci Regeneration Sciences Inc., a public biotech company, and vice president of medical and regulatory affairs at Biodynamics International, Inc. He is also a co-founder of CommGeniX and MedXcel.

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Gregory T. Mayes

Mr. Mayes has served as the president, chief executive officer, founder and a member of the board of directors of Engage Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, since January 2017. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Mayes served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Advaxis, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company focused on developing immuno-oncology therapies for patients with hard-to-treat cancers. Mr. Mayes also served as a member of the board of directors of Advaxis from March 2016 to April 2017. Prior to joining Advaxis, Mr. Mayes served as executive vice president of Dendreon, a leading pioneer in the field of immuno-oncology research and development. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Mayes was the president and general counsel of Unigene Laboratories, Inc. where he primarily led out-licensing efforts for the company's novel oral peptide drug delivery platform. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Mayes served as vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer at ImClone Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly & Company. Mr. Mayes has also served as senior counsel at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and in private practice at Morgan Lewis LLP. He earned his B.S. degree from Syracuse University and a J.D. degree from the Temple University School of Law.

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Compensation Committee Position

Avtar Dhillon, M.D.

As former president and CEO of Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly Inovio Biomedical Corporation), Dr. Dhillon successfully created a vertically integrated DNA vaccine development company with one of the strongest development pipelines in the industry. Dr. Dhillon also raised over $125 million and secured more than $200 million in licensing deals from global companies including Merck and Wyeth (now Pfizer).

Dr. Dhillon was a founding board member of Protox Therapeutics, Inc. and currently sits on the Board of Directors of BC Advantage Funds, the largest Venture Capital Corporation in British Columbia.

Chair

James M DeMesa, M.D.

Dr. DeMesa has been a practicing physician and served as a senior executive with several international pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the areas of corporate management, regulatory affairs, and pre-clinical and clinical pharmaceutical and medical device product development. Most recently, Dr. DeMesa served as president, CEO, and director of Migenix Inc., a public biotechnology company.

Dr. DeMesa was also president and CEO of GenSci Regeneration Sciences Inc., a public biotech company, and vice president of medical and regulatory affairs at Biodynamics International, Inc. He is also a co-founder of CommGeniX and MedXcel.

Member

Gregory T. Mayes

Mr. Mayes has served as the president, chief executive officer, founder and a member of the board of directors of Engage Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, since January 2017. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Mayes served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Advaxis, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company focused on developing immuno-oncology therapies for patients with hard-to-treat cancers. Mr. Mayes also served as a member of the board of directors of Advaxis from March 2016 to April 2017. Prior to joining Advaxis, Mr. Mayes served as executive vice president of Dendreon, a leading pioneer in the field of immuno-oncology research and development. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Mayes was the president and general counsel of Unigene Laboratories, Inc. where he primarily led out-licensing efforts for the company's novel oral peptide drug delivery platform. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Mayes served as vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer at ImClone Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly & Company. Mr. Mayes has also served as senior counsel at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and in private practice at Morgan Lewis LLP. He earned his B.S. degree from Syracuse University and a J.D. degree from the Temple University School of Law.

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Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Position

James M DeMesa, M.D.

Dr. DeMesa has been a practicing physician and served as a senior executive with several international pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the areas of corporate management, regulatory affairs, and pre-clinical and clinical pharmaceutical and medical device product development. Most recently, Dr. DeMesa served as president, CEO, and director of Migenix Inc., a public biotechnology company.

Dr. DeMesa was also president and CEO of GenSci Regeneration Sciences Inc., a public biotech company, and vice president of medical and regulatory affairs at Biodynamics International, Inc. He is also a co-founder of CommGeniX and MedXcel.

Chair

Avtar Dhillon, M.D.

As former president and CEO of Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly Inovio Biomedical Corporation), Dr. Dhillon successfully created a vertically integrated DNA vaccine development company with one of the strongest development pipelines in the industry. Dr. Dhillon also raised over $125 million and secured more than $200 million in licensing deals from global companies including Merck and Wyeth (now Pfizer).

Dr. Dhillon was a founding board member of Protox Therapeutics, Inc. and currently sits on the Board of Directors of BC Advantage Funds, the largest Venture Capital Corporation in British Columbia.

Member

Gregory T. Mayes

Mr. Mayes has served as the president, chief executive officer, founder and a member of the board of directors of Engage Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, since January 2017. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Mayes served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Advaxis, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company focused on developing immuno-oncology therapies for patients with hard-to-treat cancers. Mr. Mayes also served as a member of the board of directors of Advaxis from March 2016 to April 2017. Prior to joining Advaxis, Mr. Mayes served as executive vice president of Dendreon, a leading pioneer in the field of immuno-oncology research and development. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Mayes was the president and general counsel of Unigene Laboratories, Inc. where he primarily led out-licensing efforts for the company's novel oral peptide drug delivery platform. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Mayes served as vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer at ImClone Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly & Company. Mr. Mayes has also served as senior counsel at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and in private practice at Morgan Lewis LLP. He earned his B.S. degree from Syracuse University and a J.D. degree from the Temple University School of Law.

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Avtar Dhillon, M.D.

As former president and CEO of Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly Inovio Biomedical Corporation), Dr. Dhillon successfully created a vertically integrated DNA vaccine development company with one of the strongest development pipelines in the industry. Dr. Dhillon also raised over $125 million and secured more than $200 million in licensing deals from global companies including Merck and Wyeth (now Pfizer).

Dr. Dhillon was a founding board member of Protox Therapeutics, Inc. and currently sits on the Board of Directors of BC Advantage Funds, the largest Venture Capital Corporation in British Columbia.

James M DeMesa, M.D.

Dr. DeMesa has been a practicing physician and served as a senior executive with several international pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the areas of corporate management, regulatory affairs, and pre-clinical and clinical pharmaceutical and medical device product development. Most recently, Dr. DeMesa served as president, CEO, and director of Migenix Inc., a public biotechnology company.

Dr. DeMesa was also president and CEO of GenSci Regeneration Sciences Inc., a public biotech company, and vice president of medical and regulatory affairs at Biodynamics International, Inc. He is also a co-founder of CommGeniX and MedXcel.

Gregory T. Mayes

Mr. Mayes has served as the president, chief executive officer, founder and a member of the board of directors of Engage Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, since January 2017. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Mayes served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Advaxis, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company focused on developing immuno-oncology therapies for patients with hard-to-treat cancers. Mr. Mayes also served as a member of the board of directors of Advaxis from March 2016 to April 2017. Prior to joining Advaxis, Mr. Mayes served as executive vice president of Dendreon, a leading pioneer in the field of immuno-oncology research and development. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Mayes was the president and general counsel of Unigene Laboratories, Inc. where he primarily led out-licensing efforts for the company's novel oral peptide drug delivery platform. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Mayes served as vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer at ImClone Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly & Company. Mr. Mayes has also served as senior counsel at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and in private practice at Morgan Lewis LLP. He earned his B.S. degree from Syracuse University and a J.D. degree from the Temple University School of Law.

Avtar Dhillon, M.D.

As former president and CEO of Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly Inovio Biomedical Corporation), Dr. Dhillon successfully created a vertically integrated DNA vaccine development company with one of the strongest development pipelines in the industry. Dr. Dhillon also raised over $125 million and secured more than $200 million in licensing deals from global companies including Merck and Wyeth (now Pfizer).

Dr. Dhillon was a founding board member of Protox Therapeutics, Inc. and currently sits on the Board of Directors of BC Advantage Funds, the largest Venture Capital Corporation in British Columbia.

James M DeMesa, M.D.

Dr. DeMesa has been a practicing physician and served as a senior executive with several international pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the areas of corporate management, regulatory affairs, and pre-clinical and clinical pharmaceutical and medical device product development. Most recently, Dr. DeMesa served as president, CEO, and director of Migenix Inc., a public biotechnology company.

Dr. DeMesa was also president and CEO of GenSci Regeneration Sciences Inc., a public biotech company, and vice president of medical and regulatory affairs at Biodynamics International, Inc. He is also a co-founder of CommGeniX and MedXcel.

Gregory T. Mayes

Mr. Mayes has served as the president, chief executive officer, founder and a member of the board of directors of Engage Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, since January 2017. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Mayes served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Advaxis, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company focused on developing immuno-oncology therapies for patients with hard-to-treat cancers. Mr. Mayes also served as a member of the board of directors of Advaxis from March 2016 to April 2017. Prior to joining Advaxis, Mr. Mayes served as executive vice president of Dendreon, a leading pioneer in the field of immuno-oncology research and development. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Mayes was the president and general counsel of Unigene Laboratories, Inc. where he primarily led out-licensing efforts for the company's novel oral peptide drug delivery platform. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Mayes served as vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer at ImClone Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly & Company. Mr. Mayes has also served as senior counsel at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and in private practice at Morgan Lewis LLP. He earned his B.S. degree from Syracuse University and a J.D. degree from the Temple University School of Law.

James M DeMesa, M.D.

Dr. DeMesa has been a practicing physician and served as a senior executive with several international pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the areas of corporate management, regulatory affairs, and pre-clinical and clinical pharmaceutical and medical device product development. Most recently, Dr. DeMesa served as president, CEO, and director of Migenix Inc., a public biotechnology company.

Dr. DeMesa was also president and CEO of GenSci Regeneration Sciences Inc., a public biotech company, and vice president of medical and regulatory affairs at Biodynamics International, Inc. He is also a co-founder of CommGeniX and MedXcel.

Avtar Dhillon, M.D.

As former president and CEO of Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly Inovio Biomedical Corporation), Dr. Dhillon successfully created a vertically integrated DNA vaccine development company with one of the strongest development pipelines in the industry. Dr. Dhillon also raised over $125 million and secured more than $200 million in licensing deals from global companies including Merck and Wyeth (now Pfizer).

Dr. Dhillon was a founding board member of Protox Therapeutics, Inc. and currently sits on the Board of Directors of BC Advantage Funds, the largest Venture Capital Corporation in British Columbia.

Gregory T. Mayes

Mr. Mayes has served as the president, chief executive officer, founder and a member of the board of directors of Engage Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, since January 2017. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Mayes served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Advaxis, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company focused on developing immuno-oncology therapies for patients with hard-to-treat cancers. Mr. Mayes also served as a member of the board of directors of Advaxis from March 2016 to April 2017. Prior to joining Advaxis, Mr. Mayes served as executive vice president of Dendreon, a leading pioneer in the field of immuno-oncology research and development. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Mayes was the president and general counsel of Unigene Laboratories, Inc. where he primarily led out-licensing efforts for the company's novel oral peptide drug delivery platform. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Mayes served as vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer at ImClone Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly & Company. Mr. Mayes has also served as senior counsel at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and in private practice at Morgan Lewis LLP. He earned his B.S. degree from Syracuse University and a J.D. degree from the Temple University School of Law.