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Gwenn Hanson

Gwenn Hansen, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Research

Gwenn Hansen, Ph.D. serves as Senior Vice President, Research at Nurix. Since joining Nurix, Gwenn has focused on establishing the company’s DNA encoded library technology platform for small molecule discovery in addition to leading the discovery organization. Prior to joining Nurix, Gwenn spent one year as an Associate Professor in the Center for Drug Discovery at Baylor College of Medicine and over 13 years in a variety of discovery-focused roles at Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, both located in Houston, Texas. Dr. Hansen holds a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee and B.A. in biology from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota.