Chair
Member
Audit Committee Position

Robert E. Ward

Mr. Ward brings to OncoSec over 30 years of experience as a global biopharmaceutical industry leader with experience across the full spectrum of drug development and commercialization. Mr. Ward currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eloxx Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Eloxx, Mr. Ward was President and Chief Executive Officer of Radius Health, Inc., where he helped the company successfully complete its initial public offering and lead the development, approval and launch of the company's TYMLOS™ injection. Prior to joining Radius, Mr. Ward was Vice President for Strategy and External Alliances for the New Opportunities iMed of Astra Zeneca. He has held a series of progressive management and executive roles with established companies such as NPS Pharmaceuticals, Schering-Plough (Merck), Pharmacia (Pfizer), Bristol-Myers Squibb and Genentech. Mr. Ward currently serves as a Director of the Massachusetts High Technology Council and had served as a Director of Akari Therapeutics from October 2016 to August 2018.

Mr. Ward received a B.A. in Biology and a B.S. in Physiological Psychology, both from the University of California, Santa Barbara, an M.S. in Management from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and an M.A. in Immunology from the John Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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.

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Herbert Kim Lyerly, M.D

Dr. Herbert Kim Lyerly is the George Barth Geller Professor of Cancer Research, professor of surgery, immunology and pathology, and director of the surgical sciences applied therapeutics section at Duke University, and former director of the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is an internationally recognized expert in cancer therapy and immunotherapy, has published over 300 scientific articles and book chapters, and has edited ten textbooks on surgery, cancer immunotherapy and novel cancer therapies. He serves on the editorial board of 12 scientific journals.

Dr. Lyerly was appointed in 2008 by President George Bush to serve on the National Cancer Advisory Board, which oversees the National Cancer Institute, where he served until 2014. He has served as chair of the Cancer Centers Subcommittee and served on the Global Health Subcommittee of the National Cancer Advisory Board. He has served on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Council of Councils, and on the board of the NIH Office of AIDS Research. He has also been a member of the scientific advisory boards of Susan G. Komen and the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation.

He is a highly sought-after consultant and advisor and has served on the Cancer Center's external advisory boards for the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Michigan, University of Chicago, University of Alabama, University of Arizona, Boston University and Purdue University. He has served as an advisor to the University of Washington and Case Western Reserve Clinical and Translational Science Institutes.

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Compensation Committee Position

Margaret R. Dalesandro, Ph.D.

Dr. Dalesandro brings more than 25 years of drug development experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostics industries.  She currently serves as the President of Brecon Pharma Consulting, a full-service pharmaceutical and biotech consultancy firm.  She previously served as Business Director of Corning Integrative Pharmacology.  Before that, Dr. Dalesandro held an executive leadership role at ImClone Systems where she oversaw project management for the clinical development of ERBITUX® (cetuximab), making significant contributions to the sale of ImClone to Eli Lilly in 2008.  Prior to that, Dr. Dalesandro served as an Executive Director at GlaxoSmithKline, managing cardiovascular, urology, and oncology drug product commercialization.  Earlier in her career, she was a senior consultant at Cambridge Pharma Consultancy and a Director of Immunobiology and Diagnostic Research at Centocor. 

Dr. Dalesandro holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Biochemistry from Bryn Mawr College and an A.B. in Biology and Chemistry from Rosemont College, where she graduated summa cum laude.

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

Herbert Kim Lyerly, M.D

Dr. Herbert Kim Lyerly is the George Barth Geller Professor of Cancer Research, professor of surgery, immunology and pathology, and director of the surgical sciences applied therapeutics section at Duke University, and former director of the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is an internationally recognized expert in cancer therapy and immunotherapy, has published over 300 scientific articles and book chapters, and has edited ten textbooks on surgery, cancer immunotherapy and novel cancer therapies. He serves on the editorial board of 12 scientific journals.

Dr. Lyerly was appointed in 2008 by President George Bush to serve on the National Cancer Advisory Board, which oversees the National Cancer Institute, where he served until 2014. He has served as chair of the Cancer Centers Subcommittee and served on the Global Health Subcommittee of the National Cancer Advisory Board. He has served on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Council of Councils, and on the board of the NIH Office of AIDS Research. He has also been a member of the scientific advisory boards of Susan G. Komen and the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation.

He is a highly sought-after consultant and advisor and has served on the Cancer Center's external advisory boards for the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Michigan, University of Chicago, University of Alabama, University of Arizona, Boston University and Purdue University. He has served as an advisor to the University of Washington and Case Western Reserve Clinical and Translational Science Institutes.

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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

Margaret R. Dalesandro, Ph.D.

Dr. Dalesandro brings more than 25 years of drug development experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostics industries.  She currently serves as the President of Brecon Pharma Consulting, a full-service pharmaceutical and biotech consultancy firm.  She previously served as Business Director of Corning Integrative Pharmacology.  Before that, Dr. Dalesandro held an executive leadership role at ImClone Systems where she oversaw project management for the clinical development of ERBITUX® (cetuximab), making significant contributions to the sale of ImClone to Eli Lilly in 2008.  Prior to that, Dr. Dalesandro served as an Executive Director at GlaxoSmithKline, managing cardiovascular, urology, and oncology drug product commercialization.  Earlier in her career, she was a senior consultant at Cambridge Pharma Consultancy and a Director of Immunobiology and Diagnostic Research at Centocor. 

Dr. Dalesandro holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Biochemistry from Bryn Mawr College and an A.B. in Biology and Chemistry from Rosemont College, where she graduated summa cum laude.

Member

Robert E. Ward

Mr. Ward brings to OncoSec over 30 years of experience as a global biopharmaceutical industry leader with experience across the full spectrum of drug development and commercialization. Mr. Ward currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eloxx Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Eloxx, Mr. Ward was President and Chief Executive Officer of Radius Health, Inc., where he helped the company successfully complete its initial public offering and lead the development, approval and launch of the company's TYMLOS™ injection. Prior to joining Radius, Mr. Ward was Vice President for Strategy and External Alliances for the New Opportunities iMed of Astra Zeneca. He has held a series of progressive management and executive roles with established companies such as NPS Pharmaceuticals, Schering-Plough (Merck), Pharmacia (Pfizer), Bristol-Myers Squibb and Genentech. Mr. Ward currently serves as a Director of the Massachusetts High Technology Council and had served as a Director of Akari Therapeutics from October 2016 to August 2018.

Mr. Ward received a B.A. in Biology and a B.S. in Physiological Psychology, both from the University of California, Santa Barbara, an M.S. in Management from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and an M.A. in Immunology from the John Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter

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Robert E. Ward

Mr. Ward brings to OncoSec over 30 years of experience as a global biopharmaceutical industry leader with experience across the full spectrum of drug development and commercialization. Mr. Ward currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eloxx Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Eloxx, Mr. Ward was President and Chief Executive Officer of Radius Health, Inc., where he helped the company successfully complete its initial public offering and lead the development, approval and launch of the company's TYMLOS™ injection. Prior to joining Radius, Mr. Ward was Vice President for Strategy and External Alliances for the New Opportunities iMed of Astra Zeneca. He has held a series of progressive management and executive roles with established companies such as NPS Pharmaceuticals, Schering-Plough (Merck), Pharmacia (Pfizer), Bristol-Myers Squibb and Genentech. Mr. Ward currently serves as a Director of the Massachusetts High Technology Council and had served as a Director of Akari Therapeutics from October 2016 to August 2018.

Mr. Ward received a B.A. in Biology and a B.S. in Physiological Psychology, both from the University of California, Santa Barbara, an M.S. in Management from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and an M.A. in Immunology from the John Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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.

Herbert Kim Lyerly, M.D

Dr. Herbert Kim Lyerly is the George Barth Geller Professor of Cancer Research, professor of surgery, immunology and pathology, and director of the surgical sciences applied therapeutics section at Duke University, and former director of the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is an internationally recognized expert in cancer therapy and immunotherapy, has published over 300 scientific articles and book chapters, and has edited ten textbooks on surgery, cancer immunotherapy and novel cancer therapies. He serves on the editorial board of 12 scientific journals.

Dr. Lyerly was appointed in 2008 by President George Bush to serve on the National Cancer Advisory Board, which oversees the National Cancer Institute, where he served until 2014. He has served as chair of the Cancer Centers Subcommittee and served on the Global Health Subcommittee of the National Cancer Advisory Board. He has served on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Council of Councils, and on the board of the NIH Office of AIDS Research. He has also been a member of the scientific advisory boards of Susan G. Komen and the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation.

He is a highly sought-after consultant and advisor and has served on the Cancer Center's external advisory boards for the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Michigan, University of Chicago, University of Alabama, University of Arizona, Boston University and Purdue University. He has served as an advisor to the University of Washington and Case Western Reserve Clinical and Translational Science Institutes.

Margaret R. Dalesandro, Ph.D.

Dr. Dalesandro brings more than 25 years of drug development experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostics industries.  She currently serves as the President of Brecon Pharma Consulting, a full-service pharmaceutical and biotech consultancy firm.  She previously served as Business Director of Corning Integrative Pharmacology.  Before that, Dr. Dalesandro held an executive leadership role at ImClone Systems where she oversaw project management for the clinical development of ERBITUX® (cetuximab), making significant contributions to the sale of ImClone to Eli Lilly in 2008.  Prior to that, Dr. Dalesandro served as an Executive Director at GlaxoSmithKline, managing cardiovascular, urology, and oncology drug product commercialization.  Earlier in her career, she was a senior consultant at Cambridge Pharma Consultancy and a Director of Immunobiology and Diagnostic Research at Centocor. 

Dr. Dalesandro holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Biochemistry from Bryn Mawr College and an A.B. in Biology and Chemistry from Rosemont College, where she graduated summa cum laude.

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.

Herbert Kim Lyerly, M.D

Dr. Herbert Kim Lyerly is the George Barth Geller Professor of Cancer Research, professor of surgery, immunology and pathology, and director of the surgical sciences applied therapeutics section at Duke University, and former director of the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is an internationally recognized expert in cancer therapy and immunotherapy, has published over 300 scientific articles and book chapters, and has edited ten textbooks on surgery, cancer immunotherapy and novel cancer therapies. He serves on the editorial board of 12 scientific journals.

Dr. Lyerly was appointed in 2008 by President George Bush to serve on the National Cancer Advisory Board, which oversees the National Cancer Institute, where he served until 2014. He has served as chair of the Cancer Centers Subcommittee and served on the Global Health Subcommittee of the National Cancer Advisory Board. He has served on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Council of Councils, and on the board of the NIH Office of AIDS Research. He has also been a member of the scientific advisory boards of Susan G. Komen and the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation.

He is a highly sought-after consultant and advisor and has served on the Cancer Center's external advisory boards for the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Michigan, University of Chicago, University of Alabama, University of Arizona, Boston University and Purdue University. He has served as an advisor to the University of Washington and Case Western Reserve Clinical and Translational Science Institutes.

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.

Margaret R. Dalesandro, Ph.D.

Dr. Dalesandro brings more than 25 years of drug development experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostics industries.  She currently serves as the President of Brecon Pharma Consulting, a full-service pharmaceutical and biotech consultancy firm.  She previously served as Business Director of Corning Integrative Pharmacology.  Before that, Dr. Dalesandro held an executive leadership role at ImClone Systems where she oversaw project management for the clinical development of ERBITUX® (cetuximab), making significant contributions to the sale of ImClone to Eli Lilly in 2008.  Prior to that, Dr. Dalesandro served as an Executive Director at GlaxoSmithKline, managing cardiovascular, urology, and oncology drug product commercialization.  Earlier in her career, she was a senior consultant at Cambridge Pharma Consultancy and a Director of Immunobiology and Diagnostic Research at Centocor. 

Dr. Dalesandro holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Biochemistry from Bryn Mawr College and an A.B. in Biology and Chemistry from Rosemont College, where she graduated summa cum laude.

Robert E. Ward

Mr. Ward brings to OncoSec over 30 years of experience as a global biopharmaceutical industry leader with experience across the full spectrum of drug development and commercialization. Mr. Ward currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eloxx Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Eloxx, Mr. Ward was President and Chief Executive Officer of Radius Health, Inc., where he helped the company successfully complete its initial public offering and lead the development, approval and launch of the company's TYMLOS™ injection. Prior to joining Radius, Mr. Ward was Vice President for Strategy and External Alliances for the New Opportunities iMed of Astra Zeneca. He has held a series of progressive management and executive roles with established companies such as NPS Pharmaceuticals, Schering-Plough (Merck), Pharmacia (Pfizer), Bristol-Myers Squibb and Genentech. Mr. Ward currently serves as a Director of the Massachusetts High Technology Council and had served as a Director of Akari Therapeutics from October 2016 to August 2018.

Mr. Ward received a B.A. in Biology and a B.S. in Physiological Psychology, both from the University of California, Santa Barbara, an M.S. in Management from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and an M.A. in Immunology from the John Hopkins University School of Medicine.