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Robbi Sera

Sr. Director, Project Management

Sillajen Biotherapeutics, Inc.



Wouter is head of the project management office at Sangamo Therapeutics, a Bay Area biotech company committed to translating ground-breaking science into genomic therapies that transform patients’ lives. After Wouter received his PhD from the University of Amsterdam in 1998 and a three year postdoctoral fellowship he has spent over 18 years in pharmaceutical research, starting as Group Leader at N.V. Organon and subsequently as Senior Investigator working on drug discovery for Dengue Fever at the Novartis Institutes for Tropical Diseases (NITD) in Singapore. In 2010 Wouter took on the role of project manager for the Malaria Program at NITD, overseeing the preclinical and clinical development of two new classes of antimalarial compounds. In 2012 Wouter moved to Emeryville, California where he became the head of the project management group for the Infectious Diseases Department at Novartis before joining Sangamo in 2018./span>