With a strong mix of scientific and business acumen, our innovative and entrepreneurial management team is well placed to drive new discovery.

David B. Paul II, Ph.D., President

David Paul’s experience in biologic R&D includes significant work in the areas of cellular immunotherapeutics for brain tumors, plus antisense and stem cell-based therapeutics for cancer. Dr. Paul received his doctoral degree from the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at Rush University in Chicago and his bachelor’s degree in microbiology from the University of Illinois in Urbana.

Eric G. Bremer, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer

Eric Bremer ran one of the first microarray core facilities in the Chicago area while at Children's Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University. He is expert in the analysis of genomics data and corroborating those findings with established clinical and literature sources. Dr. Bremer was educated at Boston University and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and he held academic posts at Rush University and Northwestern University.

Jason Monroe, Director of Operations

Jason Monroe has extensive experience managing genomics core facilities. He is familiar with numerous cellular and molecular laboratory techniques, institutional regulations, and he has a detailed understanding of instrument qualification and maintenance. He oversees all PBR laboratory activities.

David George, M.S., Director of Bioinformatics

David George was instrumental in the development of the microarray and qPCR core facilities at Children’s Memorial Research Center (CMRC). He has more than 10 years of experience generating and analyzing genomics data.

Charles Happ, Director

Charles Happ serves as board chairman at the Technology Innovation Center (TIC) business incubator. His insight into rapid growth strategies has been honed during his tenure with four startups. Mr. Happ's acumen in finance, development, management and investment saw him serve as president of the Evanston-based real estate development company, Raymond and Associates, from 1979 to 1991.