Corporate Governance

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeNominating and Governance Committee
Harry A. George 
Harry A. George

Mr. George has served on our board of directors since 2002 and served as the chairman of our board of directors from December 2007 until September 2013. Mr. George co-founded Solstice Capital, a venture capital firm, in 1995 and serves as its managing general partner. Mr. George has served as a member of the board of directors of a number of private and public companies and is currently serving on the boards of directors of Calimmune, Inc., Medipacs, Inc., Post.Bid.Ship, Inc., AdiCyte, Inc. and ... 
Committee Member   
Ann F. Hanham, Ph.D. 
Ann F. Hanham, Ph.D.
Chair


Dr. Hanham has served on our board of directors since August 2016, and, since March 2017, as the chair of our board of directors. Since March 2017, Dr. Hanham has provided independent management consulting as a sole proprietor. Previously, she was the founding and managing partner of BAR Capital LLC, an investment company, a position she held from December 2013 to March 2017. From February 2000 to November 2013, Dr. Hanham was the Managing Director and General Partner of Burrill and Company, a l... 
   Chairperson
Donnie (Don) M. Hardison 
Donnie (Don) M. Hardison

Mr. Hardison has served on our board of directors since May 2016. He currently serves as the chief executive officer of Biotheranostics, Inc., a CLIA-certified diagnostic laboratory, and, since April 2016, as the sole proprietor of DMH Consulting, a management consulting firm, which he founded. Between April 2010 and March 2016, Mr. Hardison was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Good Start Genetics, a medical device company. For more than 20 years prior to that, Mr. Hardison held a nu... 
  Committee Member  
James (Jim) T. LaFrance 
James (Jim) T. LaFrance

Mr. LaFrance has served on our board of directors since December 2015. Mr. LaFrance has almost thirty years of diagnostic industry experience working since January 2015 as a sales, marketing, strategy development and commercial operational management consultant for LaFrance Consulting LLC, a firm he founded. He served as interim Chief Executive Officer of Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML), a bioanalytics service provider, from April 2014 to December 2014, where he also has served as chairman of ... 
Committee Member   Committee Member
Lee R. McCracken 
Lee R. McCracken

Mr. McCracken has served on our board of directors since October 2015. Mr. McCracken currently is Chairman of Global Medical and Research Technologies, a company focused on solutions for organ transplantation and regenerative medicine therapies, a position he has held since May 2016. From April 2014 to May 2016, Mr. McCracken was Chief Executive Officer of Gensignia Life Sciences, Inc. Prior to that, from April 2013 to March 2014, he served as a strategic and restructu... 
  Chairperson Committee Member
Lewis (Lew) J. Shuster 
Lewis (Lew) J. Shuster

Mr. Shuster has served on our board of directors since March 2014. In 2002, Mr. Shuster founded Shuster Capital, a strategic and operating advisor to and angel investor in life science companies, and has served as its chief executive officer since that time. From June 2003 to November 2007, Mr. Shuster served as chief executive officer of Kemia, Inc., a drug discovery and development company. From February 2000 to December 2001, Mr. Shuster held various operating executive positions at Invitroge... 
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