Glynn brings an extensive background of success in corporate management and product development with tenures in both major multinational pharmaceutical companies and start-up pharmaceutical/biotech organizations. Dr. Wilson’s former positions include Head of Drug Delivery at SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Research Area Head in Advanced Drug Delivery at Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceuticals, and President and co-founder of Auriga Pharmaceuticals. As Executive Vice President of R&D at Tacora Corporation he was responsible for merging the Company with Access Pharmaceuticals. He is a recognized leader in the development of drug delivery systems. Glynn has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and conducted medical research at The Rockefeller University, New York. He has been on the Board of TapImmune for 5 years.
John is a highly successful Biotech CEO with broad experience in corporate strategy and financing, market interactions and business development. He was most recently President and CEO of Oragenics where he refocused the company and raised over $29 million dollars in the public markets while positioning the company for a successful re-listing on the NYSE: MKT stock exchange. He was formerly President and CEO of Argos Therapeutics where he raised over $35 million dollars for the Company and led the company in a successful Phase II study in renal cell carcinoma. As President and CEO of the Immune Response Corporation he was responsible for turning the Company around through improved therapeutic focus, capital raising (over $50 million) and improved investor relations resulting in a significant increase in stock price and shareholder value. John was also President and CEO of Peregrine Pharmaceuticals and Director of Business Development at Baxter Healthcare Corporation’s Immunotherapy Division. John has a Ph.D from the University of California, San Diego, and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
Mr. Loiacono has more than 25 years of financial management experience. At his previous company, FCTI, Inc., Michael was responsible for the company’s strategic development to include new products and services, new market penetration and maximizing gross and net revenues. In 2013, FCTI, Inc. acquired Global Axcess Corp, a publicly-traded company, where Michael served as CFO since 2006. At Global Axcess, Michael oversaw the overall financial strategy of the company, including capital raises, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis, accounting, investor relations, external auditing and was responsible for Global Axcess’ corporate strategy function. In 2009, Michael was named a Jacksonville Florida Ultimate CFO of the year. Prior to FCTI/Global Axcess, Michael held various positions of increasing responsibility in finance management through several private and publicly-traded organizations.
Dr. Florkiewicz has experience in both academic and biotechnology environments. Most recently he conducted research on human embryonic stem-cell based therapies at the University of Washington. He was the Director of Cellular and Molecular Biology and co-founder of Ciblex Corporation, a spin-out from his laboratory at the Scripps Institute, San Diego. He was a patent agent at Seed Intellectual Law Group in Seattle and at ID Biomedical where he managed the Company’s intellectual property portfolio prior to and through its acquisition by GlaxoSmithKline. He has a Ph.D. in Molecular and Development Biology from the University of Arizona (focusing on the molecular biology of various RNA viruses) and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Salk Institute (focusing on the intracellular trafficking of proteins encoded by vesicular stomatitis virus). As a Research Scientist at Synergen, Inc. he helped establish the viral vector and animal cell expression group, and also discovered novel molecular mechanisms modulating FGF2 gene expression.
Elizabeth has almost 20 years of corporate administrative experience. Prior to her employment with TapImmune, Inc., she worked for System Designs, Inc. (SDI) as the office manager for 8 years. SDI offered a complete medical electronic claims submission and management software. With over 1,500 customers all over the US, including Highmark, National Government Services, Cahaba, WPS, HP Services, Palmetto, BCBS, and Novitas. SDI was recently acquired by The ABILITY Network. Over the past 20 years Elizabeth has worked in Human Resources for a large logistics company, a data analyst for a large MRO company that was recently acquired by Home Depot.
25 years of experience in clinical development of new drugs, biopharmaceuticals and vaccines.
Breast and Ovarian Cancer Research, Immunotherapy, Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute of Florida/ The Mayo Clinic.
Director of Solid Tumor Research, Principal Investigator, Cancer Immunotherapy Trial Network, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Professor of Medicine/Oncology of University of WA.