Chief Scientific Officer and Founder
Peter Ordentlich, Ph.D. co-founded the Company in October 2005 and has served as our Chief Scientific Officer since September 2016.
Peter previously served as our Chief Technical Officer from November 2013 to August 2016, our Vice President, Translational Medicine from January 2012 to October 2013, our Executive Director, Translational Science from January 2011 to December 2011 and our Director, Scientific Affairs and Strategic Alliances from January 2008 to December 2010. Prior to founding the company, Peter was a scientist at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, a biological research non-profit organization. He also spent five years as a research scientist at X-Ceptor Therapeutics, Inc., a drug discovery company, which was acquired by Exelixis, Inc.
Peter received a B.A. in Biochemistry and a Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Pennsylvania.