James Nelson has served as Vice President of Quality Assurance at Nurix since September 2021. Mr. Nelson has 27 years of quality assurance experience in all aspects of biopharmaceutical development and commercialization. He previously served as Vice President of Quality Assurance at Neurocrine Biosciences, and before that as Head of Quality at Arena Pharmaceuticals. He has experience working for contract development manufacturing and research organizations and has successfully brought multiple drug candidates from development to commercialization. Mr. Nelson has worked at sites in the United States and internationally and has managed global teams to ensure consistent and effective quality programs built upon continuous improvement. He has extensive regulatory inspection experience having managed multiple pre-approval inspections, regulatory inspections, and audits. Mr. Nelson earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in both Chemistry and Biology from Sonoma State University.