Weston Nichols, Ph.D.

Board Member

Weston Nichols, Ph.D. has served on our board of directors since February 2018. Dr. Nichols founded Lynx1 Capital, a biotechnology focused investment fund, in March 2020, and he currently serves as its Managing Partner. From April 2016 to March 2020, Dr. Nichols served as an analyst for Perceptive Advisors, a life-sciences focused investment firm. From January 2015 to April 2016, Dr. Nichols was an analyst at Balyasny Asset Management, an investment management firm, and from May 2014 to December 2014, he was a biotechnology equity research associate at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

Dr. Nichols holds a B.S. in biological engineering from Cornell University, and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Caltech. Dr. Nichols’ experience as venture capitalist in the life science industry contributed to our board of directors’ conclusion that he should serve as a director of our company.