Team

Founders

Dr. Anthony Fejes

Co-Founder and CEO

Dr. Anthony Fejes holds undergraduate degrees in biochemistry and Independent Studies (Bioinformatics) from the University of Waterloo, as well as a Masters degree in Microbiology & Immunology and a PhD in Bioinformatics from the University of British Columbia.

Anthony started his science career as the scientific co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Zymeworks Inc., which has grown to become one of Canada’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Anthony has spent much of the last decade working in genomics both in Canada and the United States, including companies such as Fabric Genomics and Tenaya Therapeutics.

Alex Shynkarenko

Co-Founder and CTO

Alexander Shynkarenko is a computational biologist and data scientist. He graduated from Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute with a Master’s in Bioinformatics. and started his career in biotech as a co-founder of Biotopia, the first open labspace in Ukraine, before moving to computational biology.

Most recently, he worked as a bioinformatician at Ryvu Therapeutics, a Polish drug discovery company, where he provided data science, machine learning, and bioinformatics analyses for novel anticancer drug candidate programs. Alexander is also a board member at Genomics UA, Ukraine’s largest computational biology professional network.

Staff

Dr. Yi-Hsuan Lin

Molecular Modeling Lead

Dr. Yi-Hsuan Lin completed his bachelors in physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and PhD in physics at the Ohio State University. After that he became a joint postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children, publishing 12 peer-reviewed papers in theoretical biophysics, computational biochemistry, and quantitative biology.

Dr. Lin joined HTuO Biosciences in January 2021, bringing with him a broad experience in software development, molecular modelling and machine learning.




Science Advisory Board

Dr. Judith Herzfeld

Professor Emerita and Research Professor of Chemistry,

Brandeis University

Dr. Herzfeld, Professor Emerita and Research Professor of Chemistry at Brandeis University, is well known for her work in statistical thermodynamics, solid state NMR and chemical education. The author or co-author of more than 180 scientific papers, she is a fellow of the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Massachusetts Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Herzfeld received her bachelors degree from Barnard College of Columbia University, her PhD from MIT, and a Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School. Among her many accomplishments, her time in the Department of Chemistry at Brandeis University has included two terms as a faculty senator, one term as department chair (the first woman in that role in the natural sciences), and four terms as a faculty representative to the Board of Trustees.




Investors

HTuO Biosciences is proud to include the following among its investors: