Bill Owens

Governor's Office of
Innovation & Technology
Biotechnology Council

Dr. Lynn M. Taussing, MD - Chair
Mr. Rick Bolin - Vice-Chair
Dr. Jay A. Gershen, D.D.S., Ph.D - Vice-Chair

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Biotechnology Council


Lynn M. Taussig, MD
President & CEO
National Jewish Medical and Research Center
1400 Jackson St.
Denver, CO 80206


Mr. Rick Bolin
Director of Business Development
5251 DTC Parkway, Suite 1400
Englewood, CO 80111

Jay A. Gershen, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Executive Vice Chancellor
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Campus Box A095
4200 East Ninth Ave.
Denver, CO 80262

Council Members, Companies

Mr. John Atanasoff
Colorado Medtech
6175 Longbow Dr.
Boulder, CO 80301

Mr. Dave Bengston
Head of Colorado Operations
3200 Walnut St.
Boulder, CO 80301

Michael Bevilacqua, MD, Ph.D.
President, CEO, & Chief Scientific Officer
Source Precision Medicine
2425 N. 55th St., Suite 1100
Boulder, CO 80301

Mr. Mike Byram
President & CEO
Medlogic Corp.
4815 List Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Ralph "Chris" Christoffersen, Ph.D.
President & CEO
Ribozyme Pharmaceuticals Inc.
2950 Wilderness Place
Boulder, CO 80301

Dr. Richard Duke
CERES Pharmaceuticals
1899 Gaylord St.
Denver, CO 80206

Dr. Richard Dunn
VP for Research & Development
Atrix Laboratories
2729 Midpoint Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80021

Mr. Tim Estep
VP, Research and Development
Baxter Hemoglobin Therapeutics
2545 Central Ave., Ste FD-1
Boulder, CO 80301-2857

Mr. William "Bill" Freytag
President & CEO
7577 W 103 Ave.
Broomfield, CO 80021

Larry Gold, Ph.D.
President & CEO
1033 5th St.
Boulder, CO 80302

Mr. David Hurley
President & CEO
Geneva Pharmaceuticals Inc.
2655 Midway Blvd., PO Box 446
Broomfield, CO 80038-0446

Mr. Mervyn Jacobson, MB, MS
XY, Inc.
3801 West Rampart Road
Colorado State University
Foothills Campus
Fort Collins, CO 80523

Dr. Kevin Koch
President & Chief Scientific Officer
Array BioPharma
1885 33rd St.
Boulder, CO 80301

Thomas Marr, Ph.D.
4001 Discovery Dr., Suite 130
Boulder, CO 80303

Kim Middleton, Ph.D.
Cytoskeleton, Inc.
1650 Fillmore, Suite 240
Denver, CO 80206

Ms. Myrle Myers
Director, State Government Affairs
Johnson & Johnson
1520 Lehigh St.
Boulder, CO 80303

Ms. Ginny Orndorff
COO & VP Business Development
6840 N. Broadway
Denver, CO 80221

Dr. Steve Orndorff
President & CEO
Univera Pharmaceuticals
100 Technology Dr., Suite 160
Broomfield, CO 80021

David Patterson, Ph.D.
President & Senior Scientist
Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
1899 Gaylord St.
Denver, CO 80206

Mr. Paul L. Ray
Chairman & CEO
Image Guided Technologies
5710-B Flatiron Parkway
Boulder, CO 80301

Mr. Dean Stull
Senior Executive Vice President, Technology
5555 Airport Blvd
Boulder, CO 80301

Mr. John "Jack" Wheeler
President & CEO
Xtrana Inc.
717 Yosemite Circle
Denver, CO 80220

Council Members, Trade Organizations

Mr. Carl Feldbaum
1625 K Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20006-0237

Ms. Nan Matthews
Colorado Biotechnology Association
PO Box 3317
Littleton, CO 80161-3317

Dr. Rahmat Shoureshi
The Colorado Alliance for Bioengineering
Colorado School of Mines
Brown Building 330A
Golden, CO 80401

Ms. Mary Woolley
Research America
908 King Street, Suite 400 East
Alexandria, VA 22314-3067

Council Members, Public Officials

Ms. Teresa Benda
Policy Advisor
Governor's Office of Policy & Initiatives
State Capitol, Rm 121
Denver, CO 80203

Mr. Alan Philp
Deputy Director
Governor's Office of Innovation & Technology
225 East 16th Ave., Suite 900
Denver, CO 80203

Regent Norwood L. Robb
University of Colorado
1519 East Maplewood Court
Littleton, CO 80121

Regent Robert Sievers
Professor of Chemistry
University of Colorado - Boulder
Director of CIRES
Campus Box 216
Boulder, CO 80309

Mr. David Solin
Executive Director
Governor's Office of Economic Development & International Trade
1625 Broadway, Suite 1710
Denver, CO 80202

Council Members, Professional Services

Les Berkowitz, Esquire
The Berkowitz Firm
1700 Grant Building
303 E. 17th Ave, Suite 780
Denver, CO 80203

Mr. Arlyn Dozeman
Ernst & Young
370 17th St., Suite 4300
Denver, CO 80202

John Eckstein, Esquire
Fairfield and Woods, P.C.
One Norwest Center, Suite 2400
1700 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203-4524

Mr. Dan Mitchell
Sequel Venture Partners
4430 Arapahoe Avenue, Suite 220
Boulder, CO 80303

Council Members, Higher Education

Mr. Brian Batt
Colorado Bioprocessing Center
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523

John Carpenter, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Co-Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Pharmacy 211, Campus Box C238
4200 East Ninth Avenue
Denver, CO 80262

Judson M. Harper, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research and Information Technology
Colorado State University
203 Administration
Fort Collins, CO 80523-2001

Mr. Rick Hum
Technology Advancement Group
Colorado Commission on Higher Education
1300 Broadway, 2nd Floor
Denver, CO 80203

Ms. Belinda Marshall
Director of Biotechnology Programs
Community College of Aurora
HEAT Center
9125 East 10th Dr.
Building 859, Room 116
Aurora, CO 80010

Council Members, Economic Development Experts

Mr. Steve Coffin
535 16th St., Suite 600.
Denver, CO 80202

Mitch Griffith, Ph.D.
University Technologies Corporation
3101 Iris Ave., Suite 250
Boulder, CO 80301

Mr. Randy Moore
Senior Economic Development Specialist
Mayor's Office of Economic Development & International Trade
216 16th St, Suite 1000
Denver, CO 80202

Mr. Bob Olson
Executive Director
Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority
Building 500, Room 1040
PO Box 6027
Aurora, CO 80045-6027

Mr. Joe Snell
Denver Metro Network
1445 Market St.
Denver, CO 80202

Mr. Chris Weatherley-White
Colorado Venture Centers
1610 Pierce St., Suite 109
Lakewood, CO 80214

Mr. Bernd Weinberg
101 N. Wilmot Rd., Suite 600
Tucson, AZ 85711