BERKELEY, CA– July 6, 2017 – Caribou Biosciences, Inc., a leading genome engineering company, announced today that Steven B. Kanner, Ph.D. has joined the Company as Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Kanner brings more than 25 years of experience in drug discovery and development and will lead Caribou’s research and development of new applications for its gene editing technology.
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When recruiting for last year’s executive outlook article, What 13 Life Science Trendsetters Expect For 2017 And Beyond, I made a concerted effort to have diversity well represented. And while we succeeded in getting a wide cross section of diverse opinions from very different organizations, I failed when it came to having female life science leaders well represented. This year Life Science Leader had 12 CEOs agree to participate (the highest number of CEOs to ever take part in this article), and five of these are women.