|James J. Mulay (Mule´), I.Ph.D.,|
James J. Mulay (Mule´), I.Ph.D., is a member of our Board of Directors and head of our Compensation Committee. For the past five years, Dr. Mule´ has served in various capacities at the H. Lee Moffitt Comprehensive Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, including as the Michael McGillicuddy (U.S. Senator Connie Mack & Family) Endowed Chair in Melanoma Research and Treatment, a Senior Member of both the Immunology and Cutaneous Oncology Programs, Associate Center Director for Translational Research and the Director of Cell-Based Therapies, as well as at the National Cancer Institute and the FDA as a Special Government Employee. Dr. Mule´ has also served as a director of Moffitt Technologies Corporation, a for-profit corporation that holds equity in various companies that have licensed intellectual property from the Moffitt Cancer Center, since 2009. Dr. Mule´ also sits on numerous medical, scientific, business and research advisory boards of for-profit and non-profit entities and has published over 180 articles in the areas of cancer vaccines and cancer immunotherapy. Dr. Mule´ received a B.A. from New Jersey City University in 1974, an M.S. in cellular immunology from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1977 and an I.Ph.D. in tumor immunology from the University of Washington Graduate School and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 1981. Dr. Mule´ was selected to serve on our board of directors based on his deep expertise within the life sciences field, as well as his professional experience and background.