Wendell Lim

Scientific Founder at Cell Design Labs, Inc.

Wendell Lim

Wendell Lim

Scientific Founder at Cell Design Labs, Inc.

Biography

Wendell Lim is the Byers Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology at the University of California San Francisco, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He received his A.B. in Chemistry, summa cum laude, from Harvard College, his PhD in Biochemistry and Biophysics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completed his postdoctoral training at Yale University. His research focuses on the design principles of molecular circuits that govern cell decision-making and responses. His lab has made contributions in understanding the molecular machinery of cell signaling and how molecular modules have been used in evolution to build novel new behaviors. Most recently he has been a pioneer in the emerging field of synthetic biology, exploring how these design principles can be harnessed to engineer cells with customized therapeutic response programs. He is an author of the textbook, Cell Signaling (Garland Science 2014) and was the founder of the cell therapy biotech startup, Cell Design Labs, which was acquired by Gilead Sciences in 2017.

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Cell Design Labs, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Senior Managing Director at VV Manager LLC

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Co-Founder at Versant Venture Management LLC

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Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Co-Founder at Vida Ventures LLC

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Managing Director at Westlake Village BioPartners

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Venture Partner at Vida Ventures

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Co-Founder at Gritstone Oncology, Inc.

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Chief Medical Officer at Cell Design Labs, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at The Burroughs Wellcome Fund

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Co-Founder at Revolution Medicines, Inc.

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Wendell Lim
Scientific Founder at Cell Design Labs, Inc.
Career History
Scientific Founder
2016 - Current

Cell Design Labs, Inc. develops disruptive cell-based therapies for cancer and other devastating diseases. The company was founded by Brian G. Atwood and Fred E. Cohen in 2016 and is headquartered in Emeryville, CA.

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Cell Design Labs, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Cell Design Labs, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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