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Gwenn Hansen, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer

Gwenn Hansen, Ph.D. has been a research leader at Nurix since 2015 and currently serves as Chief Scientific Officer. 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 was 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 B.A. in Biology from Gustavus Adolphus College and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.