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Dr Leigh Farrell

Associate Professor, Leigh Farrell is the former Vice President of Business Development at Biota Pharmaceuticals (now Vaxart).

He brings extensive operational and advisory experience in antiviral drug development including for the military.

He was formerly Chief Operating Officer, d3 Medicine, General Manager then CEO, GeneShears Pty Ltd: Research Manager Johnson & Johnson Research Pty Ltd; Associate Director, GBS Venture Partners.

He is a member of the Australian Research Advisory Council and the Victorian Biotechnology Advisory Council.