Jeff is a senior executive with a proven track record at profitably growing emerging companies and business divisions. His experience developing businesses to 1st and 2nd market positions, raising over $3.2 million for prior start-ups, and leading start-to-finish M&A transactions from $4 million to over $2 billion. Jeff comes to B-MoGen after serving for two years as COO of a cGMP cellular therapy company where in his first year he completed a turnaround of their CDMO services to its’ first ever profitable status. As the business leader in B-MoGen Biotechnologies, Jeff aims to enable the company to become an industry leader in gene editing.
Dr. Moriarity is an expert in genome engineering using both cut and paste DNA transposon systems, such as Sleeping Beauty and piggyBac, and both TALEN and CRISPR targeted nuclease platforms. These technologies are at the core of B-MoGen Biotechnologies, Inc. He spent five years as a graduate student and 2 years as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Minnesota working with Dr. David A. Largaespada, an authority on mouse genetics, gene modification, cancer genes, and disease models. He was ‘fast tracked’ to the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota in 2014.
Dr. Largaespada is an authority on mouse genetics, gene modification, cancer genes, and disease models. His outstanding background was integral to the founding of B-MoGen Biotechnologies, Inc. He spent five years as a postdoctoral fellow in Frederick, Maryland at the National Cancer Institute working with world-renowned geneticists Dr. Nancy Jenkins and Dr. Neal Copeland, where the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America awarded him a postdoctoral fellowship. He is currently a Full Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Webber is an expert in the areas of stem cell biology, hematology, and genetic engineering. He has extensive experience in the genetic modification of both human and mouse cell lines, primary cell types, and pluripotent cells including embryonic stem cells (ESC) and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) using targeted nucleases such as TALEN and CRISPR/Cas9, as well as cut and paste transposon systems such as Sleeping Beauty and piggyBAC. Dr. Webber graduated summa cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a B.S. in Biology and was voted by faculty as an Outstanding Senior of the Year in the Cellular and Molecular Biology program.
Kristin is a senior finance executive known for providing hands-on finance leadership for building and reengineering capabilities in dynamic organizations. An MBA/CPA with an extensive track record of delivering scalable and sustainable solutions in areas from accounting to budgeting, financial analysis and reporting, along with significant experience in liquidity, capital markets, investing and risk management. She has diverse industry experience from start-ups to an industry leading medical device organization, and is skilled in identifying and implementing capabilities to improve efficiency and quality. Previous to her corporate experience, she worked for three years in public accounting.