|Divergence is led by a strong team of scientists and managers, an
outstanding Board of Directors, and a world-class Scientific Advisory Board.
The Board of Directors includes John McCarter,
President of Chicago's Field Museum and former President of DeKalb Genetics; and Mark
Wong, CEO of Agrivida, Inc. and former CEO of Emergent Genetics, Agracetus,
and other agricultural biotechnology companies.
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The Scientific Advisory Board includes Craig Mello,
2006 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his co-discovery of RNA-interference;
Sean Eddy, a Howard Hughes Investigator and developer of the Pfam database; and Gil Omenn,
former Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and CEO of the University of Michigan
Health System. Divergence has a close working relationship with both boards.
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Management includes Derek Rapp, former Head of Mergers and Acquisitions
and Licensing for Monsanto; and Jim McCarter, an adjunct faculty member of Washington University and leading
expert on parasite genomes.
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