SiVEC Biotechnologies is committed to developing therapeutic biologicals.
Though we are currently focused on developing several antiviral applications for the rapid treatment and prevention of influenza, we are an R&D company with a pool of intellectual property with relevance to human and animal health.
Lyndsey Linke, PhD, ME
Dr. Linke is the CEO and company co-founder. She has secured over $3.75 million in grants and sponsored research for SiVEC Biotechnologies and brings over 13 years of scientific experience related to the R&D of novel therapeutics, antivirals, and diagnostic tests. Dr. Linke is first named inventor on three pending patents and one provisional patent related to this delivery platform and antiviral technology. She has a PhD in Infectious Disease Epidemiology and a Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering from Colorado State University.
Darcy Mora, MS
VP of Operations &
Ms. Darcy Mora is the Vice President of Operations and company co-founder. She has over 11 years of experience with infectious disease and vaccine R&D including serving as a lead developer for more than ten global wildlife vaccines. Ms. Mora is an inventor on two pending patents and one provisional patent related to SiVEC's delivery platform and antiviral technology. Ms. Mora received her Masters of Science in Veterinary Epidemiology and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Colorado State University.
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD
Danny Goovaerts, DVM, MS: Dr. Goovaerts has decades of experience in vaccine R&D for both agriculture and companion animals. His career has included roles in R&D management, regulatory affairs, pathology, production, animal services and veterinary care. Dr. Goovaerts was Director of R&D at Intervet (Merck) prior to starting his own consulting firm. As a consultant he is involved with companies located all over the world providing insight on a range of animal health topics from manufacturing facility design to R&D strategy for veterinary vaccines. As a valued Scientific Advisor to SiVEC Biotechnologies, Dr. Goovaerts provides expertise on the poultry biologics market, regulatory considerations for different countries, scientific research approach, business strategy, and more.
John Wyckoff, PhD: Dr. Wyckoff is an Immuologist with over 33 years' scientific research experience in both academia and industry. Having served in a director/manager position for veterinary vaccine R&D for three of the largest global animal health companies, Dr. Wyckoff has a deep understanding of diverse animal health markets and company interests. As the current Director of BioMARC, a contract development and manufacturing organization for biologics, Dr. Wyckoff is aware of many manufacturing and regulatory considerations that are important to SiVEC's commercialization efforts. In his role as a Scientific Advisor to SiVEC Biotechnologies, Dr. Wyckoff is a wonderful resource for many topics, including study design, licensing requirements, global animal health product markets, and partnering opportunities.
Terry Opgenorth, PhD, MS; Antiviral research, pharmaceutical research & development
Heidi Nelson-Keherly, PhD: Preclinical optimization & regulatory affairs
Jeff Wilusz, PhD: Scientific strategy, RNA stability & decay