Janice Culpepper Ph.D.1,2

Female, #61133
Last Edited30 Apr 2010


  1. Janice Culpepper, Ph.D., Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    Janice Culpepper, PhD is a Senior Program Officer, Infectious Diseases, at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She is primarily focused on the development of vaccines for malaria; in her portfolio are grants to the Malaria Vaccine Initiative and the Innovative Vector Control Consortium, as well as a number of grants to academic and research institutes.

    Prior to joining the foundation in 2007, she was an independent consultant in the areas of scienti?c operations and program management. Among her clients were Genome Canada and the Institute for OneWorld Health, where she was the Interim Project Leader for the biosynthetic artemisinin project 2005-2006.

    Janice held positions of increasing responsibility at Structural GenomiX, Inc. from 2000 to 2004; her last position was Sr. Vice President, Alliance Management, overseeing external collaborations in protein crystallography and technology transfer.

    From 1995 to 2000, she worked at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where she was responsible for a number of platform technologies used in gene discovery and validation. She has more than 20 years of experience in the biotechnology industry.

    Janice completed post-doctoral fellowships at UCSF and at the DNAX Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA. She received her PhD in Biological Chemistry from Harvard University in 1982 and her AB in Biology from Clark University in 1977.

    Source: http://www.openinnovation.org (Retrieved 11 Feb 2010).
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