James Yee, Ph.D.Director of Chemistry
Dr. Yee completed his doctoral studies in synthetic organic chemistry at the University of British Columbia with Edward Piers. He completed postdoctoral training at the University of Nottingham with Professor Gerald Pattenden and contributed to the total synthesis of Ulapualide A. With twenty years of industrial experience at organizations including Inflazyme, Cardiome, and MSI Methylation Sciences, he has expertise in the discovery and process development of small molecule preclinical candidates and Chemistry Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) pharmaceutical development. James Yee has contributed to Naegis Pharmaceuticals since 2010 and is currently the Director of Chemistry. He is co-author to over 12 publications and patents.