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As an agile team, we are able to seize opportunities as they emerge.

Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) is small, lean, and independent. Our structure is nimble and flexible, so we are always poised to explore the most promising discoveries. We balance a willingness to take risks with a commitment to rigorous science. This empowers our entire team to creatively pursue breakthroughs in the fight against disease.

Scientific Leadership

PNRI is home to a multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists who share an unconventional perspective on genetics. Our scientists work together across labs and disciplines, exploring problems from different angles and challenging the status quo.

Claudia Carvalho, PhD

Aimée Dudley, PhD

David Galas, PhD

Dr. Hagopian

William Hagopian,

Rick McLaughlin, PhD

Michael Metzger, PhD

Lisa Stubbs, PhD

Executive Leadership

John Wecker, PhD, President & CEO

John Wecker, PhD

President and CEO

Justin Dukes

Director of Operations

Lori Kloes

Chief Advancement Officer

Board of Trustees

Thomas S. Hayward, Board Chair
Attorney and Owner, Thomas S. Hayward Attorney

Gary J. Kocher, Board Secretary
Partner, K&L Gates

Hans Lundin, Board Treasurer
CFO, Specifica, Inc.

Mike Boyle, Trustee
Community Volunteer and Retired Vice President of Tax and Audit, Microsoft

Tera Eerkes, Trustee
Director of Laboratory Operations, Adaptive Biotechnologies

Matthew Gagnier, Trustee
Senior Manager, Tax, Amazon

Cindy Haba, Trustee
Owner, Momentum Coaching

Allison Handy, Trustee
Partner, Perkins Coie

Stephan Martinez, Trustee
Owner, Trysk Print Solutions

Linda Mauzy, CFA, Trustee
Managing Director, Wealth Manager, First Republic Private Wealth Management

PNRI is supported by

The SwedishTryskUSIPerkins CoieKnobbe MartensK L GatesLee & HayesAdaptive BiotechFirst PullSpecificaMatthew and Alayna Gagnier

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