2022-2023 Scientific Advisory Council

Beginning in 2013, the OTS established a Scientific Advisory Council. Members of the council will advise the society’s Board of Directors and the OTS President on important issues affecting science and the society. Below is the list of council members for the 2022-2023 term.

Leiden University Medical Center

Vittorio de Franciscis, Ph.D.


UCSD School of Medicine

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Wave Life Sciences

Patrick J. Hrdlicka, Ph.D.

University of Idaho

Anastasia Khvorova, Ph.D.

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Marcin Kortylewski, Ph.D.

Beckman Research Institute at City of Hope

Checkmate Pharmaceuticals

M_L Consult

Mano Manoharan, Ph.D.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Carleton University

Jim McSwiggen, Ph.D.

McSwiggen Biotech Consulting LLC

Brett Monia, Ph.D.

Ionis Pharmaceuticals

Design Therapeutics

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Georg Sczakiel, Ph.D.

University of Luebeck and University Hospital

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Frank Slack, Ph.D.

BIDMC Cancer Center/Harvard Medical School

Matthew Stanton, Ph.D.

Generation Bio

Jean-Jacques Toulmé, Ph.D.

Université de Bordeaux

University of Massachusetts Medical School