Michael Gilman, PhD, has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2013. Dr. Gilman is currently Chief Executive Officer for Arrakis Therapeutics, Inc., a role he has served in since 2016. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Obsidian Therapeutics, Inc. and Novartis Venture Fund, and on the Scientific Advisory Board of FutuRx, an Israeli biotech accelerator. From October 2016 to April 2019, he served as Chief Executive Officer for Obsidian Therapeutics, Inc. Previously, from 2014 to 2016, Dr. Gilman was Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Padlock Therapeutics, Inc. Prior to Padlock, Dr. Gilman served as Senior Vice President, Early-Stage Pipeline, at Biogen Idec Inc. from 2012 to 2013. He joined Biogen Idec Inc. in 2012 following its acquisition of Stromedix, Inc., where he was Founder and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding Stromedix in 2006, from 1999 to 2005, Dr. Gilman served in a variety of capacities, most recently as Executive Vice President, Research at Biogen Idec. From 1994 to 1999, Dr. Gilman was at ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer. From 1986 to 1994, Dr. Gilman was on the scientific staff of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. Dr. Gilman was a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Robert Weinberg at the Whitehead Institute. He holds a PhD in Biochemistry from University of California, Berkeley, and a SB in life sciences from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.