Officers

Annemieke Aartsma-Rus, Ph.D.
Annemieke Aartsma-Rus, Ph.D.President
Leiden University
Medical Center
David Corey, Ph.D.
David Corey, Ph.D.President Elect
UT Southwestern
Medical Center at Dallas
Keith T. Gagnon, Ph.D.
Keith T. Gagnon, Ph.D.Secretary
Southern Illinois University
School of Medicine
Martin Maier, Ph.D.
Martin Maier, Ph.D.Treasurer
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Arthur Krieg, M.D.
Arthur Krieg, M.D.Immediate Past President
Checkmate Pharmaceuticals

Directors

Shalini Andersson, Ph.D.
Shalini Andersson, Ph.D.
AstraZeneca
Isabel Aznarez, Ph.D.
Isabel Aznarez, Ph.D.
Stoke Therapeutics
Steven Dowdy, Ph.D.
Steven Dowdy, Ph.D.
UCSD School of Medicine
Richard Geary, Ph.D.
Richard Geary, Ph.D.
Ionis Pharmaceuticals
Paloma H. Giangrande, Ph.D.
Paloma H. Giangrande, Ph.D.
Wave Life Sciences
Marc M. Lemaitre, Ph.D.
Marc M. Lemaitre, Ph.D.
ML_Consult
Frank Rigo, Ph.D.
Frank Rigo, Ph.D.
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Laura Sepp-Lorenzino, Ph.D.
Laura Sepp-Lorenzino, Ph.D.
CSO, Intellia Therapeutics
Jonathan K. Watts, Ph.D.
Jonathan K. Watts, Ph.D.
RNA Therapeutics Institute
UMass Medical School
Takanori Yokota, M.D., Ph.D.
Takanori Yokota, M.D., Ph.D.
Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Trainee Representative

Current PhD students or postdocs, elected to represent their fellow trainees on the OTS Board

Leonora Abdullahu, PhD Candidate
Leonora Abdullahu, PhD Candidate
McGill University
Ronald A.M. Buijsen, Ph.D.
Ronald A.M. Buijsen, Ph.D.
Leiden University Medical Center
Aurélie Lacroix, PhD
Aurélie Lacroix, PhD
Sixfold Bioscience
Erin M. McConnell, Ph.D.
Erin M. McConnell, Ph.D.
University of Ottawa
Daniel O’Reilly, Ph.D.
Daniel O’Reilly, Ph.D.
Khvorova Lab
RNA Therapeutics Institute
UMass Medical School
Joseph Ochaba, Ph.D.
Joseph Ochaba, Ph.D.
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Honorary Members

Appointed for life in honor of their major, sustained contributions to the society and the field.

Fritz Eckstein, Ph.D.
Fritz Eckstein, Ph.D.
Max Planck Institute
Mike Gait, Ph.D.
Mike Gait, Ph.D.
Medical Research Council
John Rossi, Ph.D.
John Rossi, Ph.D.
City of Hope